overbilling News

Allstate, State Farm Sue Medical Providers for Fraudulent Billing

Two insurance carriers filed separate lawsuits last week against medical doctors and their pain-management clinics, accusing them of submitting bills for unnecessary medical procedures performed on vehicle-accident victims. State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Co. filed suit in the U.S. District …

New York City Construction Firm Admits Overbilling, Will Pay $55M Penalty

One of the country’s largest interior construction companies has agreed to forfeit $55 million after admitting it overcharged clients by inflating bills. Structure Tone pleaded guilty Wednesday to a single count of falsifying business records. It agreed to pay $55 …

Mother Daughter Interpreters Overbilled on State Workers’ Comp Claims

Two Mount Vernon-area interpreters, who were the Department of Labor & Industries’ top billers for mileage, face felony theft charges alleging they overbilled the state by thousands of dollars. Gloria Mendoza Garcia, 46, and her daughter, Gloria Del Rocio Gonzalez, …

California Psychologist Sentenced in Workers’ Comp Fraud

A California psychologist apologized Tuesday in a Los Angeles court for defrauding the federal government with inflated and fraudulent workers compensation claims. Dr. Arnold P. Nerenberg of Whittier said Tuesday he was grateful federal agents caught him. In an emotional …

Mass. Court Orders Chiropractor to pay $859,000 to Encompass

A Suffolk Superior Court judge ordered Jason Corbett and his chiropractic clinics (including Franklin Field, Hyde Park and Union Street Chiropractic) to pay Encompass more than $859,000 dollars in damages. Corbett initially sued Encompass and several other insurers, claiming he …