The Craig Fahle Show

Cracking Down on Fraudulent Health Care Insurers

Monday, April 21, 2014

Photo Courtesy Of: Entrepreneur Suspensions and revocations reached new highs among Michigan medical professionals in fiscal 2013, according to a new report this month from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Bureau of Health Professions. The report does not break out causes for discipline, but the trend appears related to a recent federal crackdown on fraudulent billing to Medicare and other health care insurers, which has landed dozens of doctors in court or in prison. Crain's Detroit Business reporter Chad Halcom discusses further why so many fraudulent billings are sent out to health care insurers and what has been done to prevent them.

Guest:

Crain's Detroit Business reporter, Chad Halcom