Entries from HEALTH LAW SECTION BLOG tagged with 'attorney general'

AG Nets $5.7 Million, Arrests Four in Medicaid Fraud Scheme

From the AG website June 2, 2010: Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the arrest and indictment of four individuals and three corporations for stealing over $5.7 million through a Medicaid fraud scheme run out of dental clinics in...

NYAG Recovers $283 Million in 2009 With 148 Criminal Fraud Convictions

From the Attorney General's website 4/12: Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that his Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) obtained a record 148 criminal convictions across New York and recovered over $283 million in 2009. The information is detailed...

NYAG Recovers $283 Million in 2009 With 148 Criminal Fraud Convictions

From the Attorney General's website 4/12: Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that his Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) obtained a record 148 criminal convictions across New York and recovered over $283 million in 2009. The information is detailed...

AG Uses Environmental Laws to Corral Health Facility Drug Dumping

From the Attorney General's Media Center January 12: Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced groundbreaking settlements with five health care facilities located in the New York City Watershed to immediately end the practice of disposing of pharmaceutical waste into...

More Arrests in AG Fraud Investigation

From the Attorney General's website September 23, 2009: Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the arrest of eight individuals, seven of whom are hospital employees charged with receiving bribes in exchange for confidential patient information. The information was then...

AG Busts Major Fraud Ring, Providers Indicted

From the Attorney General's website yesterday: Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the indictment of 12 people and 9 corporations across New York City for their roles in a criminal enterprise that paid hospital employees for confidential patient information,...

AG Settles with Healthfirst for $35 Million

From a September 3 AG press release: ALBANY, NY (September 3, 2008) Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a $35 million settlement with Healthfirst, the largest Medicaid Managed Care provider in New York State. AG Cuomo also announced the...

MFCU Doubles Recoveries in '07

From the AG's website: Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today released the 2007 Annual Report of the New York State Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU), which was submitted to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and...

AG and Legislative Leaders Announce "Doctor Ranking Model Code" Initiative

On the AG's website today: Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver today announced that they have agreed to pass legislation in New York based on Cuomo's Doctor Ranking Model Code....

Minnesota Medical Association Turns the Tables, Ranks Insurers' P4P Programs

Turnabout is fair play, at least idiomatically speaking: In their most confrontational move yet, the [Minnesota Medical A]ssociation turned the tables on insurers by ranking nine of the so-called pay-for-performance programs. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ranked at...

AG, Aetna Agree Over Physician Rankings

On the Attorney General's website: Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today [Nov. 13] announced an agreement for doctor ranking programs with Aetna, the third largest health insurer in the country with over 16 million members nationwide. Aetna is the second...

AG Puts the Brakes On More Physician Ranking Programs

According to an AG press release issued yesterday: In an expanding industry-wide investigation, New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today [10/18/2007] issued letters to Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Preferred Care, and HIP Health Plan of New York/GHI requesting...

State False Claims Act Regulations

The Officer of the New York State Attorney General has promulgated emergency regulations under the State False Claims Act. The regulations were published in the September 26, 2007 State Register, and were effective when filed with the Department of State...

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