Pediatric Dentist Pays $1.3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, the Department of Justice along with Connecticut Attorney General George Jepson and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Jesus Villegas, DDS, and his two pediatric dental clinics in Milford and West Haven, Connecticut have entered to a civil settlement to pay $1,367,466 to resolve allegations that they violated the federal and Connecticut False Claims Acts. 298 more words

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Mother and Son Duo Plead Guilty to $16 million Medicare Pharmacy Fraud Scheme

Yesterday, August 30, 2016, Niurka Fernandez, 54, and her son Roberto Alvarez, 29, both of Miami, each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud before U.S. 297 more words

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Former Owner and Manager of Miami Home Health Agencies Sentenced to 20 years for $57 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

On August 30, 2016, Khaled Elbeblawy was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $36.5 million in restitution for his role in a Medicare home health fraud scheme.  350 more words

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Nurse Aide Allegedly Punched Nursing Home Resident

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the arraignment of Sonya King, 42, a Certified Nurse Aide, for allegedly punching an 87-year-old male resident on the right side of the face. 220 more words

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