Liberals, so health insurance companies give bonuses to people who deny coverage?

This is another example of fact taken OUT OF CONTEXT. There is such a thing as MEDICAL FRAUD. Example: Someone gets in a wreck and claims they were severely injured so they can sue and get lots of money. This HURTS hospitals and insurance companies. If, however, you prove that it is a fraud, you […]

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What will be the affect of the Electronic Medical Record(EMR) incentives in the US?

I believe that some hospitals and clinics change paper records to charge more to insurance companies and government agencies. With an EMR system, I suspect that this type of fraud would be reduced. In addition, the efficiency would be increased. Will the systems be 6% more efficient? Will fraud be reduced? Are there other side […]

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How much do Mexicans really value family?

How much do they really value family.? If they are living meal to meal ,do they just have kids because that is what they are suppose to do, because everybody else does it? Do they ever stop and think a child is a 18 year experience.? And does having a child mean a future provider, […]

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What are your views on "Health Care"?

Doctors, corporate hospitals, drug companies and home heath providers are some of the most profitable and riches people in this country. Nothing is said about the inflated “High Cost” of medical care. Social Security is being robbed blind by fraud and abuse by the Medical Industry. Insurance companies and individuals are paying extreme prices for […]

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if medicare and caid fraud is 25% shouldn't they hire more investigators to stop that instead of IRS agent?

With the amount at almost 0 billion for this year that would be quite a savings. throw in fines, no telling how much. There is so much fraud and waste it is like the hospitals and others are just going crazy. They now have over four hundred of these extended stay medical facilities and they […]

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Medical costs…Would this work…and if not, why not?

Why not forget private or public insurance for the regular everyday medical costs that we all should be incurring? Things like screening for certain illnesses or conditions, doctors office visits, x rays, etc. and use the private OR public insurance program ONLY for catastrophic illnesses. People of all income groups would be charged for services […]

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Do teaching hospitals tell medical students to lie and introduce themselves as "Doctor" to patients?

Whenever I am in a teaching hospital (a University hospital), medical students dressed in a white uniform will walk in the examining room and introduce themselves as "Doctor". Yet, they are not yet a doctor and it is a form of fraud. Is lying like this the only way hospitals think they can get patients […]

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I filed a claim for Social Security Disability, my medical records have been received, so why no decision?

I spoke with one of their analyst, which was a waste of time, to get an answer, They received all the paperwork, from all of the hospitalilzations (5), all of the treating phsicians (7), ongoing, and I was even examined by one of ssdi’s doctors, and still no decision, why is it taking so long […]

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What are the legal consequences of depositing someone's check?

into my account? It’s a long story, but to make it short – my sister stole my identity and used my name and SSN to charge up thousands in medical bills. The hospital bills started coming to me after the hospitals located me in my home state. It was a big mess to get sorted […]

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An idea on cutting heath care fraud?

I was reading an article about Mystery Shopper on Wikipedia.org when i came across this: "In June 2008, the The American Medical Association’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs released a recommendation on the use of "secret shopper patients" in the Medical / Healthcare. The Recommendation: "Physicians have an ethical responsibility to engage in activities […]

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Medical ID theft in another state….will the police really do anything to help me? Any other advice?

I’m in Texas, and used to be a resident of Michigan. I moved in 2003. I found out today that someone used my information (my maiden name, date of birth, social security number) to receive medical services at 2 different facilities for their child in 2006 in Michigan. I have not been back to Michigan […]

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What is your opinion on child support?

I have 1 daughter from a previous relationship. She lives with me and visits her dad when ever she doesn’t have school or other plans. I do not ask for child support or receive it, I personally feel that the entire domestics systems is jacked up. I struggle from time to time so its not […]

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Is health care billing a fraud?

My wife’s HMO just sent us a summary statement of medical care bills and payments for all of 2008. You tell me — doesn’t this amount to grand fraud? 1. total charges [excluding double billing caused by HMO delaying for months] 33,343.80 2. Allowed by contract [also includes 437.37 that hasn’t yet been been ruled […]

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Are nursing homes in America a fraud?

to bilk people into medical care not needed and to allow them to die without legal and law enforcement protection due to ‘internal transmitters’ into food supplies. Doctors, hospitals, and especially funeral homes are the business to be in.

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How can United Healthcare profit on Wall St. raise premiums & cut claims in half like Blue Cross California?

United HealthCare and Ingenix have paid hundreds of millions in recent fraud settlements for artificially low payments to patients and doctors and hospitals. Now that it’s exposed why doesn’t someone close them down or make them pay back. Their CEO’s pay themselves hundreds of millions and company stock rakes in more on Wall St. but […]

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How much do Mexicans really value family?

How much do they really value family.? If they are living meal to meal ,do they just have kids because that is what they are suppose to do, because everybody else does it? Do they ever stop and think a child is a 18 year experience.? And does having a child mean a future provider, […]

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Which candidate acknowledge that Medicare/Medicaid is an inefficient, wasteful ripoff?

The perfect example of wasteful, corrupt socialism. Two months ago the GAO stated one-third of all government paid billing was either fraud or gross overcharges from doctors, hospitals etc.

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