The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) announced a pitch competition for COVID-19-related pediatric medical devices. The competition, which is accepting submissions from now through July 6, focuses on devices that support home health monitoring and telehealth to improve sustainability, resiliency and readiness in diagnosing and treating children during a pandemic, according to a news […]
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Florida cancer docs, treatment centers sued for $3.5 million in Medicare fraud | MassDevice.com On Call
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — The U.S. Government accused 2 Florida radiation oncologists and a group of treatment centers of defrauding state and government health programs for more than $3.5 million by conducting unnecessary procedures and lying about them.
Since at least December 2007 and continuing through October 2011 the defendants allegedly billed Medicare and other health services for "unreasonable, unnecessary, or medically improper radiation diagnosis treatments provided to patients without complying with the regulations, protocols, and requirements for reimbursement."