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Pediatric Coding Alert

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Pediatrician Charged With Healthcare Fraud for Overbilling Medicaid

Physician faces up to ten years in prison for the crime. If you think Medicaid claims aren’t being scrutinized the same way Medicare claims are, think again. A New Jersey pediatrician was arrested at his home on Jan. 16 and charged with fraudulently billing Medicaid $900,000 for wound repair treatments on children that the government alleges he never performed. Not [...]


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