Monthly Archives: September 2010

Wanted: Home Care Folks Who Know Elected Officials

HCLA is looking for anyone working in home care who is willing to build closer relationships with our elected officials in the Louisiana Legislature, and in Congress. Continue reading

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Live from the Fall Leadership Summit

Around 70 homecare executives are in Baton Rouge hearing the latest about cost reports from CPAs Joe Crouch and Glen Langlinais. The attendees are very interactive, both during the morning session and at the breaks. Continue reading

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Miami Patient Recruiter Found Guilty of Medicare Fraud

More Reports of ZPIC Activity in Louisiana

In case you weren’t already aware of this, using a ‘recruiter’ to find Medicare patients for a home health agency is fraud, both on the part of the recruiter and the agency. The story below goes into detail regarding a Miami man who was convicted. You can also read about five nurses who were convicted of fraud for falsifying records to defraud Medicare. These activities continue to be aggressively pursued by the US Attorney’s Office and their Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (HEAT). You can hear about their efforts, and more from US Attorney Corey Amundsen at HCLA’s Fall Leadership Summit. Continue reading

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