Seven indicted for healthcare fraud

In Ohio, a five-count indictment charges seven people and a Florida-based company in a multimillion dollar healthcare fraud case, according to Boca News Now. Charges included conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering and healthcare fraud. The case involves an experimental and aggressive form of chiropractic manipulation, law enforcement officials said. Among the charges: False diagnoses and claims, representing that procedures were performed by osteopathic and medical doctors when in reality they were performed by osteopathic doctors and chiropractors, and waiving patients' required co-payments and deductibles. Article

Suggested Articles

The HHS OIG is asking for an additional $23.7 million to support fraud oversight that has benefited from an emphasis on data analytics.

A New York surgeon was sentenced to 13 years in prison for fraud and more physician practice news from around the web.

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government’s remaining fraud case against UnitedHealth can move forward.