Small Smiles Pays $24 Million to Resolve Fraud Allegations

Late last month, the Department of Justice announced the settlement of its claims against FORBA Holdings LLC, a dental management company which provides business management and administrative services to 69 dental clinics located nationwide, known as Small Smiles Dental Centers. Just as the name implies, the Small Smiles clinics provide dental … [Read more...]

California Man Sentenced for Healthcare Fraud in SC

California Resident Found Guilty of Healthcare Fraud in South Carolina A man from California has been found guilty in Columbia, SC for healthcare fraud and money laundering in connection with a “ghost” medical clinic he set up in South Carolina, which filed more than $1 million in fraudulent Medicare claims. Karo Gotti Blkhoyan, a.k.a. “Gotti,” … [Read more...]

Med Supply Company CEO with “Wolf of Wall Street” Ties Faces Medicare Fraud Charges

“Wolf of Wall Street” Inspired Character, CEO of Medical Supply Company, Raided by FBI, Faces Medicare Fraud Charges On Wednesday, January 14th, the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided and shut down a medical supply company in South Florida as part of a larger Medicare fraud investigation when the CEO was arrested on Medicare Fraud charges. … [Read more...]

Charleston Medical Center Settles Medicare Fraud Lawsuit for $1 Million

South Carolina and Nason Medical Settle Medicare Fraud Allegations for $1 Million A Charleston-area medical center and the state of South Carolina have settled a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming that the hospital committed Medicaid and Medicare fraud. The settlement is $1 million. US Attorney Bill Nettles and Nason Medical, along with the … [Read more...]

Feds Say Health Care Info Released to Fight Medicare Fraud

Federal Government Released Health Care Payment Info to Get Public’s Help with Medicare Fraud On Wednesday, April 9th, the federal government finally released information about payments from Medicare and Medicaid to doctors, and the numbers were astounding in many cases. Local reports across the country picked up on potential Medicaid and Medicare … [Read more...]

Home Health Care Agency Owner Pleads Guilty to Medicare Fraud Conspiracy

Home Health Care Agency Owner Faces Serious Penalties for $22 Million Medicare Fraud Conspiracy On Wednesday, October 8th, the former owner and manager of a Detroit-based home health care agency pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in a $22 million Medicare fraud conspiracy. Usman Butt, 40, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit home … [Read more...]

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