Module 4 Journal.docx - 1 Go online and look for a current example of health care fraud(2015 or newer What type of fraud was committed How many people

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1. Go online and look for a current example of health care fraud (2015 or newer) What type of fraud was committed? How many people were involved? Where did this take place? How much money was estimated to have been fraudulently paid in this scheme? How long did it go on? How were they caught? How much money is fraud estimated to cost our health care system? What is being done to crack down on fraudulent practices? Be sure to write your answers in complete sentences and create a well organized paragraph. Don't forget to include your references. A Doctor named Ruvim Krupkin from Manhattan was charged with prescription fraud by writing prescriptions for a drug known as Oxycodone to patients that didn’t even need them. Allegedly, Krupkin charged each patient $200 per prescription and has contributed to the opioid problem in this country (U.S Department of Justice, 2019). Dr. Ruvim Krupkin was the only person involved in this illegal opioid distribution. From 2006 to 2017, the doctor prescribed about four million oxycodone pills to patients and profited about 3.8 million dollars from these
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