Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit
The Vermont Medicaid Fraud Residential Abuse Unit investigates and prosecutes crimes against patients, elders, and vulnerable adults receiving services paid for by Medicaid. It also prosecutes fraud against the Medicaid system by individuals or companies who provide services, Medicaid-reimbursed goods, as well as incidents of fraud in the administration of Medicaid. The team includes attorneys, investigators, auditors and a program technician.
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Drug Diversion in Vermont: When Healing Hands Harm
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There is a widespread national problem of health care professionals addicted to opiates intended for their patients’ pain management. Four local case studies of individuals prosecuted for diverting prescription medications for personal purposes are presented in interviews with the former addicts, health care administrators, representatives of the criminal justice system, and with the widow of a victim of the drug diversions. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General and the State of Vermont.
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Medicaid Fraud Annual Report
2014 Vermont Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit Annual Report July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014 2013 Vermont Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit Annual Report July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013 2012 Vermont Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit Annual Report July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012 The Vermont Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit 2011 Annual Report July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011
Published: Jul 25, 2014