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Topic - Spencer Levine
One of the major ways to bilk the system is known as "upcoding," in which a provider gives a patient a cheaper piece of equipment, then bills Medicaid for a high-priced item, Mr. Levine said.
Medicaid and Medicare fraud has been a recurring problem in the medical-equipment industry across the country, said Spencer Levine, former director of the Florida Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.