Tag Archives: Medicaid Fraud

Wednesday 2 April 2014


The sun is shining. THE SUN IS SHINING. THE FREAKING SUN IS SHINING—DO YOU HEAR ME? Seriously amazing. The temperature is 52 degrees, the crocuses are blooming, the tulips are sprouting, and the snow piles in the corners of parking … Continue reading

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The Venomous Dr. Lockwood (Part II)


Third, I do not have hypothyroidism.  Previously, in Crouse Hospital, endocrinologist Dr. Mickey Lebowitz did one thyroid test that was low and so he recommended that it be repeated.  Dr. Lockwood, in his note, ordered that it be repeated; in … Continue reading

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Update


The cost of a med/surg bed at Crouse Hospital is $1,639 a day.  I have been here 16 days, therefore the cost is $26,224.  The cost of a skilled nursing bed at Iroquois Nursing Home is $315 a day.  If … Continue reading

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From Executive to Legislative


I talked to people.  I called up lots of offices and talked to all kinds of people.  What I learned was that all kinds of people were hot to trot to prosecute Medicaid recipients but nobody in the world was … Continue reading

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PUSH BACK


Because I am disabled I was eligible for a Supplemental Needs Trust from my mother’s estate.  Her bequest to me had to go through five lawyers and a judge and, in the process, took ten percent of the inheritance (my … Continue reading

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Zachary Karmen, DSS Chief Welfare Attorney (Retired) (Part III)


I am still being subjected to retaliation and retribution by the county, and I’m tired of it.  OMIG says they can’t do anything about it, so I start talking to legislators.  Sam Laguzza says he will have a hearing—or at least a … Continue reading

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And the People Say “HOO-RAH!” (part I)


April 2010            We are gathered at Enable Independent Living Center in a medium-sized conference room around a large circle of tables.  We are here because the county is screwing with the Consumer Directed Personal Assistant Program.  The eleven hundred consumers … Continue reading

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