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Owner of Detroit-Area Health Care Clinics Pleads Guilty to Drug Diversion Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 18, 2019 The owner of a Detroit-area pain clinic and physical therapy clinic pleaded guilty today for her role in a drug diversion scheme.    Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Special Agent in Charge Timothy J. […]

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Charges Brought Against 34 Individuals for Alleged West Coast Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Schemes Totaling $258 Million

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced today a health care fraud enforcement action in the state of California, involving charges brought against a total of 26 individuals in the Central District of California for […]

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New York Ambulette Company Owners Plead Guilty in More than $8.6 Million Health Care Kickback Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 5, 2019 Two New York ambulette company owners pleaded guilty today for their roles in a more than $8.6 million health care kickback scheme.   Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Richard P. Donoghue of the […]

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Tennessee Health Care Executive Sentenced to Prison for Role In $4.6 Million Kickback Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 29, 2019 A Tennessee health care executive was sentenced to 42 months in prison yesterday for her role in a $4.6 million kickback scheme. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Don Cochran of the Middle […]

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Two Los Angeles Pharmacy Owners Found Guilty in Multimillion-Dollar Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Two Los Angeles Pharmacy Owners Found Guilty in Multimillion-Dollar Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme A federal jury found two Los Angeles pharmacy owners guilty yesterday for their participation in a $35 million health care fraud and money laundering scheme to […]

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Nigerian Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in $8.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme and Related Money Laundering

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 19, 2019 A Nigerian man was sentenced to 46 months in prison today for his role in a durable medical equipment (DME) scheme in which more than $8 million was fraudulently billed to Medicare for DME that was not medically necessary. Assistant Attorney […]

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Medicare Advantage Provider and Physician to Pay $5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 8, 2019 Beaver Medical Group L.P. (Beaver) and one of its physicians, Dr. Sherif Khalil, have agreed to pay a total of $5,039,180 to resolve allegations that they reported invalid diagnoses to Medicare Advantage plans and thereby caused those plans to receive inflated […]

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Bridgeport Woman Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft, Health Care Fraud Offenses

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Connecticut FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 12, 2019 John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that NIKKITA CHESNEY, 46, of Bridgeport, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to seven months of imprisonment, followed by three years […]

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Doctor And Three Others In Bergen County Charged In $10 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Allegedly Paid and Received Kickbacks in Connection with Medically Unnecessary Prescriptions for Pain Creams NEWARK, N.J. – A doctor and three people associated with a pharmacy were charged today with their respective roles in defrauding the federal workers’ […]

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Medical Billing Company Owner Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Ohio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 16, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The owner of a medical and dental billing company was sentenced in U.S. District Court today for her role in committing more than $2 million in health care fraud. Cindy Dahdah, 61, of Beavercreek, was […]

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Substance Abuse Treatment Center Owner Pleads Guilty to $57 Million Money Laundering Conspiracy in Connection with Hospital Pass-Through Billing Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 9, 2019 The owner of a Jacksonville, Florida-area substance abuse treatment center pleaded guilty today for his role in a $57 million money laundering conspiracy associated with a pass-through billing scheme involving laboratory testing services. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the […]

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Encompass Health Agrees to Pay $48 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating to its Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 28, 2019 Encompass Health Corporation (formerly known as HealthSouth Corporation), the nation’s largest operator of inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that some of its IRFs provided inaccurate information to Medicare to maintain their status as […]

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Owner of Tampa-Area Medical Marketing Company Found Guilty in $2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 27, 2019 A federal jury found the owner of a Tampa, Florida-area medical marketing company guilty today for his role in an over $2.2 million Medicare fraud scheme involving the payment of kickbacks and bribes to medical clinics in Miami in exchange for the […]

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Michigan Patient Recruiter Sentenced to Prison for $1.5 Million Kickback Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 26, 2019 A Michigan patient recruiter was sentenced to 60 months in prison today for her role in a scheme involving approximately $1.5 million in fraudulent Medicare claims for home health care that were procured through the payment of kickbacks. Assistant Attorney General […]

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Former Medical Director and Two Former Operators of a Houston Medical Clinic Charged in Multimillion-Dollar Health Care Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 20, 2019 A medical director and two operators of a Houston, Texas, medical clinic were charged in an indictment unsealed today for their alleged participation in a multimillion-dollar health care fraud scheme. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal […]