Whistleblower Doctors Shed Light on Patient Safety and Medicare Fraud with Concurrent Surgeries and Double-Billing

By James M. Kelley III Doctors at some large teaching hospitals in the United States are speaking out against a concerning practice that jeopardizes patient safety and potentially defrauds Medicare. Surgeons, they claim, are scheduling multiple operations simultaneously, leaving critical portions unattended, and then billing for services they still need to provide fully. In...

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Medical Malpractice in the U.S.?

Medical mistakes can occur in just about any area of healthcare. In the United States, medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death and injury, with 1.5 million injuries and nearly 100,000 deaths each year. Some areas of healthcare are more commonly associated with medical errors, and several causes that are seen...

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