In May, The Advocate reported officials had indicted healthcare practitioners in Baton Rouge and New Orleans for fraudulent Medicare billings totaling at least $80 million. Julie Agan, Senior Medicare Patrol Officer for EQ Health, says the fraud could get worse, but there are ways to guard against it.
To a Thief, Your Medicare Card Is Better Than a Credit Card
By Susan Hidalgo-Smith • Jun 23, 2013
Originally published on July 29, 2013 11:39 am
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