Home Care Investigated in Florida

On March 5, 2009 the Miami Herald reported that “State investigators began sweeps this week targeting fraud and abuse in the home healthcare industry in Miami-Dade, aiming to potentially save millions of dollars in questionable payments by Medicaid.
“They launched a mission to inspect up to 125 home healthcare agencies, about one-third of all Medicaid providers in the county. The providers bill for unskilled workers who are supposed to help homebound patients with bathing, skin care, medication, wound dressing and other basic needs.”
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