Home health owners found guilty for largest fraud scheme in DC's history

Husband and wife owners of a home care agency in the District of Columbia were convicted for their role in the largest fraud scheme recorded in the nation's capital.

Florence Bikundi and her husband, Michael Bikundi, owners of Global Healthcare Inc. fraudulently billed Medicaid $80 million over a four year span, money they used to purchase a million-dollar home and luxury vehicles worth nearly $350,000, according to prosecutors. Florence Bikundi managed to take part in the scheme with her husband, despite the fact that she was excluded from all federal health programs because her nursing license had been revoked by the state of Virginia under the name Florence Igwacho. From 2009 through 2014, she used her husband's name to apply for a Medicaid provider number, which she used to bill for home care services that were never provided. Announcement