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Health Care Fraud is Not a Viable Business Model

Among the 20 or more separate investigations that led to arrests for Medicare or Medicaid health care fraud during the first 18 days of August are the following: 

  • New York Men Convicted of Health Care Fraud in Wheelchair Scam (DME)
  • Two Charged in Medicaid Fraud Schemes (Home Health)
  • Miami Mother Sentenced To Jail In $12.3 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme (DME)
  • Baptist Healthcare, Inc. And Hardin Memorial Hospital To Pay $8,900,000 To Settle Improper Billing Of Medicare (improper DRG codes)
  • Los Angeles Jury Convicts Two Church Pastors and Their Employee of $14.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme (DME)
  • Physician And Pharmacist Among Those Arrested In Drug Conspiracy And Health Care Fraud Case
  • Miami Woman Is Tenth Person Arrested For Her Role In Leading $27 Million Health Care Fraud Conspiracy (DME)
  • Miami Home Health Nurse Sentenced To Ten Years’ Imprisonment For Health Care Fraud (Home Health)
  • Recruiter in Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud Scheme Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Violate the Anti-Kickback Statute (DME, Anti-Kickback)
  • Hogsett Announces Indianapolis Man Charged In Health Care Fraud Scheme (Ambulance Transportation Services; Medicaid)
  • Orange County Medical Center And Doctor Who Bilked Medicare Agree To Pay $7.5 Million To Settle Fraud Case (False Claims)
  • Nursing Home Administrator Arrested for Health Care Fraud and Taking Kickbacks (Ambulance Transportation Services)

 More of the carnage can be found at the OIG’s Civil and Criminal Enforcement website.

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