Tag Archives: Medicare

StopMedicaidFraud

Former East Providence physician is fined for Medicare, Medicaid fraud

Former East Providence physician is fined for Medicare, Medicaid fraud

PROVIDENCE — Dr. Hafeez Kahn, a former Rhode Island physician with practices located in Smithfield and East Providence, will pay the government $1.2 million, twice the amount of money a Settlement Agreement states he fraudulently billed the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The announcement was made Thursday, Oct. 17, by the United States Attorney’s Office, the

Rep. Gregg Amore

Rhode Island House passes Amore’s oral chemotherapy bill

PROVIDENCE — The House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday, June 26, sponsored by Rep. Gregg Amore (D-Dist. 65, East Providence) requiring health plans to cover oral cancer pills at a rate comparable to standard intravenous (IV) chemotherapy. “Rhode Island will be the tipping point state. We’re the 26th to pass this legislation,” Rep. Amore said.

Top