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DaVita Settles Healthcare Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuit

Kidney Dialysis Provider DaVita Agrees to Healthcare Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuit Settlement DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc has agreed to pay $450 million to settle a healthcare fraud whistleblower lawsuit which accused the company of intentionally wasting medications in order to overbill Medicare. The company is the US’s largest kidney dialysis … [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...]

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...]

Medicare Sweep Penalizes Hospitals for Patient Infections

Nationwide, Hospitals Face Medicare Penalties for Patient Infection Rates The Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program was created in 2010 by federal health care reform laws and has helped reduce patient infections and other complications across the country. However, as part of the program, Medicare is gearing up in October to reduce payments … [Read more...]

Pharmacy Owner Pleads Guilty to Medicare Fraud

Louisiana Pharmacy Owner Pleads Guilty in $2.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme Department of Justice officials said that a pharmacy owner charged with Medicare fraud has pleaded guilty to the charges related to a $2.2 Medicare fraud scheme. On Thursday, April 24th, 47-year-old Mona Carter pleaded guilty to one count of Medicare fraud. Reportedly, … [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...]

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