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Brooklyn surgeon in Medicare billing scheme convicted of fraud, faces 40 years in prison


A Brooklyn surgeon is facing more than 40 years in prison after a federal jury convicted him of a massive Medicare fraud that included claims he’d performed 600 procedures on one person. 80 more words

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

Government Fraud & Abuse

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

Government Fraud & Abuse

Miami Man Pleads Guilty to $4.2 Million Home Health Care Fraud Scheme

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida announced on August 15, 2016 that Ramon Collado Gonzalez has pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and one count of making a false statement in connection with a federal health care benefit program. 256 more words

Government Fraud & Abuse

How you can stop home health fraud, Whistleblowers may share in recovery

Home health companies are increasingly popular among families who want their loved one to receive care in their own home or another residential location with others receiving care. 938 more words

Healthcare The The Law

Low administrative costs don't get you much ... unless you are out to defraud 🤑

Here is what “low administrative costs” and a claim policy that is pay and pursue get you. $1 billion in fraud not caught for fourteen years. 206 more words


3 charged in $1 billion scheme to defraud Medicare in Florida, DOJ dubs biggest ever


The owner of more than 30 Miami-area skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, a hospital administrator and a physician’s assistant were charged with conspiracy, obstruction, money laundering and healthcare fraud in connection with a $1 billion scheme involving numerous Miami-based providers, the United States Department of Justice announced. 83 more words