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P.I.P. Breast Implants Failures Review

This Literature Review has been reproduced to inform Physicians caring for victims of the P.I.P Health Fraud. Review of June 2013.  
Pips leak
over 6 years ago
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NHS fraud ‘equal to its entire budget for cancer treatment’

The true cost of fraud inside the NHS could be more than £5bn a year, more than 20 times the official government figure, a new report has warned.  
The Independent
almost 7 years ago
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Former editor pays $1m to settle allegations of kickbacks to promote products

Charles Denham, one of the best known patient safety advocates in the United States and a former editor of the Journal of Patient Safety, has paid $1m (£0.7m; €0.9m) to settle US government civil allegations that he solicited and accepted kickbacks to influence infection prevention guidelines in a way that favored his sponsor’s product.  
bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
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Top Medicare billing doctor is arrested for fraud

A Florida ophthalmologist who is the top biller of Medicare in the United States has been indicted on 46 charges of medical fraud.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
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Detroit oncologist who falsely diagnosed cancer and treated hundreds gets 45 year sentence

The trial of the worst ever medical fraud case in the United States has ended with a Michigan oncologist, who made false diagnoses and unnecessarily treated hundreds of patients, receiving 45 years in federal prison.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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NHS vulnerable to health card fraud, government admits - BBC News

Loopholes in the issuing of European Health Insurance cards could allow foreigners to bill the NHS for care in their own countries, the government admits.  
bbc.co.uk
over 5 years ago