Healthcare

Will the U.S.’s OB/GYN Shortage Increase Cases of Medical Malpractice?

Almost half the counties in the United States don’t have a practicing OB/GYN. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) predicts there will be a shortage of nearly 9,000 by 2020. Because obstetrics is a such specialized practice, it’s vital that women receive expert care and treatment no matter where they live.  Read more at https://www.miller-wagner.com/articles/obgyn-shortage-medical-malpractice/

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Healthcare Fraud and Whistleblowers in the U.S.

Medical fraud in all its forms is a big business—a big, crooked business. Because of that, the False Claims Act (FCA) is used to bring down those who would illegally benefit from the government health care programs Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE. Other health care wrongdoing that touches on these federal programs can also be subject to FCA prosecution.  Read more at http://www.thewhistleblowerlawyer.com/medical-fraud/

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