What Is A Legal Nurse Consultant? A legal nurse consultant is a person who has had nurse training, usually an RN and sometimes an LPN, who consults on legal matters. You need specialized CLNC® training to consult on medical-related cases. Legal nurses can charge very high fees on the basis that there their knowledge and expertise is sought after. In no other way is it possible to get as expert an opinion on a legal matter involving health … [Read more...]
The Scourge Of Healthcare Fraud In The U.S.
Healthcare fraud includes medical fraud, drug fraud, and health insurance fraud, and it is rampant in the United States. Healthcare fraud costs America in the region of $80 billion annually and with the annual national care spend being in excess of $2.7 trillion, and expenses continuing to outpace inflation, that figure is rising. The FBI is the primary agency that investigates and exposes healthcare fraud, as it has jurisdiction over both … [Read more...]