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US Joins Whistleblower Case Alleging Medicare Fraud at Large Nursing Home Chain

Whistleblower Case Against Nursing Home Chain for Medicare Fraud Will Go To Court The US Department of Justice announced on Tuesday, April 21st, that it would join a whistleblower case filed against a large nursing home chain, HCR Manorcare, which alleges the company committed Medicare fraud. The whistleblower case alleges that HCR Manorcare’s … [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...]

Famous NYC Doctor Settles Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuit

NYC Doctor Known for Monotone Radio Spots Agrees to Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Settlement Gilbert Lederman, the former director of radiation oncology at Staten Island University Hospital, who treated late Beatle George Harrison, has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle Medicare fraud whistleblower allegations involving his billings, and admit to … [Read more...]

Dignity Healthcare to Pay $37 Million for Medicare Fraud

Dignity Healthcare Settles Medicare Fraud and False Claims Suit with $37 Million The fifth-largest hospital chain in the United States agreed on Thursday, October 30th, to pay $37 million to settle allegations through the Department of Justice that the company committed Medicare fraud and defrauded the US government. The California-based … [Read more...]

3 Miami Residents Charged with Medicare Fraud

More People in Miami Charged with Medicare Fraud Florida is the stereotypical home of millions of retirees, which means that the state is also home to the most Medicare fraud in the country. On Thursday, October 9th, three Miami residents were charged for their roles in a $23 million Medicare fraud scheme. Guillermo Delgado (45), Gabriel Delgado … [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...]

Medicare Fraud Charges and Medicaid Fraud Charges: Inmate-Attorney Confidentiality Issues?

Medicare Fraud Charges and Medicaid Fraud Charges:  Emailing Your Attorney A doctor arrested for Medicare fraud charges and false billings is concerned that information relevant to his case may be intercepted by prison officials. His attorneys are now complaining that inmate-attorney confidentiality is being violated, which prevents his defense … [Read more...]

90 Charged with Medicare Fraud Across 6 Cities

Federal Bust Leads to 90 Arrests Across 6 Cities for Medicare Fraud On Tuesday, May 13th, the Departments of Justice, and Health and Human Services, announced the arrests of 90 people in six cities across the US for Medicare fraud and false billing, which amounted to around $260 million. The majority of the Medicare fraud arrests were centered in … [Read more...]

Three Convicted in $15 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Three People Convicted for Roles in $15 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme On Wednesday, April 30th, a federal jury in Detroit convicted three suspects for their roles in a $15 million Medicare fraud scheme. The three defendants convicted were a physical therapist, physical therapy assistant, and an unlicensed doctor, who reportedly ran a series of … [Read more...]

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