Detroit-Area Doctor Charged for Role in Alleged $40 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

According to a criminal complaint unsealed today in U.S. District Court in Detroit, Dr. Hicham Elhorr, 45, masterminded a $ 40 million scheme involving the submission of fraudulent claims submitted to Medicare for services that were medically unnecessary and/or never provided through House Calls Physicians (HCP), a physician home visiting service he owned and operated. … Read more

I Am a Doctor in Private Practice With a Lot of Student Loan Debt. – Grace

I am a doctor who has a solo practice. I was married right out of one year after i was practicing blended situation. Now we are having marrital problem. I had been paying interest only for 12 years times 376.41 equal 54203.04 I have already paied my loan once I now have a balance of … Read more

Nobody Told Me That My Insurance Company Did Not Pay The Hospital. – Alex

“Dear Steve, I visited hospital and did x-ray and other laboratory test. I was told that my insurance would have paid it. I paid copay first time and I thought that was it. Nobody told me the possible amount that I must have paid. My insurance company denied all amount because they stated that it’s … Read more

My Twenty Year Old Daughter is in a Terrible Financial Situation. – Sam’s Mom

Sam’s Mom “Dear Steve, My daughter is 20 and what credit she has is already bad. She lived with a boyfriend (and friends) for two years and now has moved back home. Her current job is in the food industry on a college campus so that job will be gone when the school year ends. … Read more

As Medical Costs Rise, More People to Charge Medical Care

When doctors first began accepting credit cards for payment years ago, patients were shocked. The impression was that the doctor was just in it for the money. Then a few years latter some medical offices began to offer credit company backed financing for larger medical procedures, again patients were shocked. This trend was lead by … Read more

Disjointed Use of Your Credit Score Can Leave You Unemployed or Dead

I’m afraid that your credit score is being used in all the wrong ways for all the wrong reasons. The credit score was originally designed as an easy way for lenders to identify which potential customers would be low risk and high profit acquisitions. Using a credit score to screen new customers allows lenders to … Read more