SC Woman Charged with Healthcare Fraud and Identity Theft

Woman Indicted on Charges of Identity Theft, Medicare Fraud, and Healthcare Fraud On Friday, July 5th, a woman from Andrews, SC was indicted on charges of healthcare fraud, Medicare fraud, and identity theft, according to United States Attorney General Bill Nettles. Queen Edwards Nesmith, 53 years old, was indicted by a federal grand jury on two … [Read more...]

Podiatrist Gets Federal Prison Sentence for Medicare Fraud

Podiatrist Sentenced for Medicare Fraud A podiatrist who practiced in Elizabethtown and Harrisburg, in Central Pennsylvania, has been convicted on one count of Medicare fraud. According to prosecutors, Dr. Michael C. Karason also had offices in California, and billed health insurers for services that were supposedly provided at the same time in … [Read more...]

Amgen To Pay $24.9 Million to Settle Kickback Allegations from Whistleblowers

Amgen Inc Will Pay to Settle Whistleblower Allegations of Kickbacks for Selling Anemia Drug On Tuesday, April 16th, the Department of Justice announced that Amgen, Inc, the world’s largest biotechnology company, violated the False Claims Act and will pay $24.9 million to settle allegations in a qui tam (whistleblower) suit that they offered … [Read more...]

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