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

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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

Feds bust 3 healthcare kingpins for $1 billion Medicare scam in Florida

One of the state’s wealthiest healthcare operators was arrested Friday at his Miami Beach waterfront estate on charges of orchestrating the nation’s biggest Medicare fraud scheme — $1 billion.

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Doc Sentenced To Three Plus Years In Prison For Medicare Fraud

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FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) – A Delray Beach doctor who pleaded guilty to falsely diagnosing patients in a Medicare fraud scheme has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. 122 more words

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National Fraud "Hot Spots" Revealed in Largest-Ever Operation Announced by US DOJ

The US Department of Justice announced that 301 individuals have been charged with falsely billing Medicare a total of approximately $900 million in what is being called the largest coordinated Medicare fraud take down in history. 286 more words

Medicare

301 people charged in massive $900 million false billings Medicare fraud

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More than 60 of the defendants arrested are charged with fraud related to the Medicare prescription drug benefit program known as Part D.