The former head of Cleveland Clinic Innovations pleaded guilty Tuesday for his role in defrauding it of more than $2.7 million via a shell company.

A federal judge has tossed a False Claims Act lawsuit against UnitedHealthcare, but the ruling left room for the DOJ to strengthen its case and refile. 

Four HCA-affiliated hospitals will pay $8.6 million to settle allegations they received kickbacks from ambulance companies.

Two healthcare fraud cases were resolved Tuesday against a medical practice for improper billing and a doctor charged with conspiracy in a drug case.

Changes to revenue-recognition rules and reimbursement methods could create a "fertile breeding ground" for healthcare fraud, experts say. 

Medicare paid at least $1.5 billion over a decade to replace seven types of defective heart devices, a government watchdog says.

More than one-fifth of investigations initiated by CMS program integrity contractors were due to leads generated by its $192 million data analytics program.

A bookkeeper and her husband have been charged with defrauding an Anchorage, Alaska-based medical practice of at least $550,000.

Outgoing Tenet Healthcare CEO Trevor Fetter's severance package is worth nearly $23 million, according to company documents.

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