Former Dallas Workers Comp Senior Claims Examiner Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Prison for Taking Bribes

Part of Massive Health Care Fraud Scheme to Fraudulently Bill the Federal Government, Through DOL/OWCP, More Than $9.5 Million DALLAS — Perry Rowell, 56, a former Senior Claims Examiner at the Department of Labor’s Office of Worker’s Compensation Program (DOL/OWCP), was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 15 months in federal […]

Postal Workers among 28 charged in $9.5 million health care fraud scheme to steal money from OWCP

Twenty-one claimants, four doctors or medical providers, a senior claims examiner at DOL, a claims representative, and a medical provider’s employee were charged in the scheme. All but two defendants have pleaded guilty to their respective roles in the scheme. In total, the defendants were able to collectively fraudulently bill the federal government through the […]

The US Healthcare System vs The US Postal Service

Back in the old days of discussion about healthcare reform, leaders of the American Medical Association used to warn about a government takeover of medicine by sarcastically describing such a system as combining the “efficiency of the US Postal Service (USPS) with the compassion of the Internal Revenue Service.” Such rhetoric was received with loud […]

U.S. Postal Service Testifies Before Congress Urging Elimination of Unfunded Liabilities

WASHINGTON — Today, Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President Jeffrey Williamson testified before the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census during a hearing titled “At a Crossroads: The Postal Service’s $100 Billion in Unfunded Liabilities.”