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Miami Doctor Sentenced To 9 Years For Medicare Fraud

Miami doctor Henry Lora was sentenced to nine years in federal prison and ordered to pay $30.3 million in restitution for his part in a Medicare fraud ring. 164 more words

Insurance Fraud

Miami Doctor Sentenced To Prison For Medicare Fraud

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A Miami doctor has been sentenced to nine years in prison and ordered to pay more than $30 million in restitution for his part in a Medicare fraud scheme. 126 more words

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Home Health Patient Recruiter Convicted of $2 Million Home Health Care Fraud Scheme

Carlos Rodriguez Nerey, a patient recruiter for several Miami-based home health companies, has been convicted for his role in a fraud and kickback scheme that resulted in fraudulently submitting millions of dollars in false claims to Medicare. 187 more words

Healthcare Fraud

SCOTUS Blocks Government from Freezing Untainted Funds of Criminal Defendents

Criminal defendants have the right to use their own untainted property to obtain the counsel of their choice.

In a 5-3 ruling the SCOTUS overturned a Florida district court order freezing the assets of a defendant accused of a $45M Medicare fraud and kickback scheme, holding the move violated the defendant’s 6th Amendment right to obtain the counsel of her choice. 170 more words

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Respironics to Pay $34.8 Million for Allegedly Causing False Claims to Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare

Medical equipment manufacturer Respironics Inc. will pay the government $34.8 million for allegedly providing kickbacks – in the form of free call center services – to durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers in exchange for their buying Respironics sleep apnea masks. 260 more words

Healthcare Fraud

Louisiana Jury Convicts 2 in Medicare Home Health Fraud Scheme

A federal jury in New Orleans convicted the owner of a Louisiana home health care company and a doctor for their roles in a $34 million Medicare home health care fraud scheme.   327 more words

Government Fraud & Abuse