A crackdown on Medicare fraud will affect dialysis patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Both states are part of a pilot project to cut down on ambulance trips to treatment.
A Bucks county man has been sentenced to 14-and-a-half years in prison for a fraud that cheated Medicare out of millions of dollars intended for people who needed hospice care.
Khusen Akhmedov has admitted that he played a role in a Medicare fraud of more than $1.5 million.
Medicare and Medicaid fraud were at the top of the agenda at the sixth annual regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit, at the University of the Sciences, in West Philadelphia.