A four-month Medicare fraud crackdown targeting ambulance service fraud has resulted in 11 New Jersey-based ambulance service providers relinquishing their licenses this year, according to the New Jersey Department of Health. However, as many as 20 to 25 companies reportedly have closed, remaining providers say. The Garden State costs Medicare more than any other state for ambulance rides per kidney dialysis patient. A new crackdown is set to start, but at one big dialysis center, ambulances remain everywhere.

Read the full story in Pro Publica here – https://www.propublica.org/article/medicare-taken-for-a-ride-by-ambulance-companies-in-new-jersey