Keyword: Medicare Fraud Strike Force
A Houston-based patient recruiter has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for her role in a $20 million scheme to defraud Medicare.
The DOJ filed charges against 24 telemedicine and medical equipment execs and physicians for alleged participation in a $1.2 billion fraud scheme.
Healthcare fraud is prominent in the mid-Atlantic region, and it has fueled the opioid epidemic there, said a top DOJ official.
In what has become an annual event, the DOJ announced it had charged more than 600 people with fraud schemes worth $2 billion.
A Detroit podiatrist has been charged with participating in a $13.9 million healthcare fraud scheme.