Read Maryland Health Care Provider Sentenced to 10 years in Federal Prison for Health Care Fraud Resulting in Patient Deaths from the United States Attorney’s Office.
Use the 5 Whys to conduct a root cause analysis to determine why the Medicare fraud occurred and Timothy Emeigh? participation in the case.
Write a 525- to 700-word paper that identifies and evaluates the root cause for Medicare fraud in this case.
Include the following:
- List each of the 5 Whys and your response.
- Speculate as to why Mr. Emeigh participated in the scheme.
- Explain what you might have done to prevent this from happening.
Cite 3 reputable references to support your assignment (e.g., trade or industry publications, government or agency websites, scholarly works, or other sources of similar quality).