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
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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
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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
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
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