San Fernando Valley Residents Sentenced In Medicare ScamTwo San Fernando Valley residents who submitted more than $1.8 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare -- almost entirely for medically unnecessary power wheelchairs -- were sentenced Tuesday.
Prime Healthcare Urged To Keep Daughter Of Charity Hospitals Open 10 YearsCalifornia regulators should condition the sale of six nonprofit Catholic hospitals on a commitment to keep the facilities open for 10 years, a state-commissioned consultant recommended.
Woman Indicted In Alleged $33 Million Medicare Fraud SchemeA Glendale woman was charged Thursday with taking part in an alleged $33 million scheme to defraud Medicare.
Owner Of Glendale Clinic Sentenced For Bilking Medicare, Medi-Cal Out Of MillionsThe ringleader of one of the largest scams out of Southern California to target Medicare Part D out of has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison and ordered to pay millions in restitution to Medicare and Medi-Cal.
Owner Of Van Nuys Medical Clinic Pleads Guilty To Medicare Fraud SchemeThe former owner of a Van Nuys medical clinic management company pleaded guilty Friday to a scheme defrauding Medicare of millions of dollars.
States Told To Find Way To Clear Medicaid Backlog A half-dozen states with backlogs for Medicaid enrollees, including California, were facing a federal deadline Monday to create plans for getting those low-income residents enrolled in health coverage.
LA Doctor Charged With $33 Million Medicare Fraud Dr. Robert A. Glazer, 67, was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. He was arrested May 13 and is free on bond, according to the U.S. attorney's office.
California Obamacare Enrollees Exceed Projections By Nearly 100KOverall, the Obama administration had projected California would enroll 1.3 million during the first enrollment period, which began Oct. 1. Covered California said the state had set a target of around 830,000.
Covered California Announces Enrollment Exceeded Expectations Of 1.2 Million"We do have something to celebrate, but it's really a starting line," Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee said.
Man Says Dog Saved His Life After SeizureTim Mullen says his Golden Retriever, Garth, helped him to escape his latest brush with death Monday night when he was alone at a relative's home.
Nursing Home Company To Pay $48M To Resolve Claims Of Inflated Medicare BillsA California company that runs nursing homes in 10 states has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve claims that it submitted inflated bills to Medicare for services that either were unnecessary or never performed.
Anaheim Ambulance Company Settles Whistleblower LawsuitAn Orange County ambulance company has paid more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit alleging it billed Medicare and other federal health programs to carry patients who didn't need ambulances.