Tag Archives: Medicare fraud

Conflict of interest questions swirl around Rick Scott, Solantic

With questions already swirling about his refusal to allow a legislatively-approved pill mill database to go into existence – even as the company he co-founded, Solantic, operates clinics that sell cheap prescription drugs, Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes another questionable … Continue reading

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Governor Depo? Scott would appoint agency head investigating his latest Medicare fraud case

With new allegations of Medicare/TriCare fraud hanging over his head, is it time to ask whether Rick Scott is really running for governor of Florida as a way to protect himself from prosecution?

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Feds bust $200 million Medicare fraudsters in Florida

No worries, Rick Scott. It’s not you this time…

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Rick Scott seeks to lead state that once sued him for insider trading

It just doesn’t quit with this guy …

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Read this: Rick Scott’s ‘Fifth’ explanation renders him unfit

I’ve been wondering for a long time when somebody was going to write this… From Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte, past president of the American Bar Association, and William P. Cervone, State Attorney for the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida, a “make … Continue reading

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(Video) Sink goes Medieval on Rick Scott

Alex Sink will drop a 2-minute ad primarily in the I-4 corridor today, that will attempt to take down Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott, who ran two hospital and medical companies accused of Medicare fraud.

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EXCLUSIVE: Rick Scott and Solantic: the Randy Prokes email

Among the many allegations related to Medicare, Medicaid and Tri-Care fraud linked to Rick Scott, the Republican candidate for Florida governor, the one that produced a secret Scott deposition just days before he filed for governor, along with the most … Continue reading

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He knew: Scott was warned that Columbia/HCA practices could be illegal **UPDATE: Team Sink responds

Rick Scott says he would have put a stop to the record Medicare (plus TRICARE and Medicaid) fraud committed by his company, Columbia/HCA, had he been aware of it. Well, about that not being aware…

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Florida round-up: Republican Party of Partial Disclosure, America taken back! And Best of the Bay

The Republican Party of Florida releases “just the Crist parts” of its forensic audit, conveniently leaving out the years when a certain former House speaker was living it up on his party credit card, and when another former speaker was … Continue reading

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Rick Scott on privatizing Medicare: ‘Let us make a profit. So what?’ Plus: irradiate the elderly … cheaply

If you’re running for governor in a state full of old people, it’s probably helpful if you’re not on record as wanting to take away their social safety net. It’s also probably not helpful if you want to hand their … Continue reading

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