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Billions of Dollars in Medicare and Health Care Fraud

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Medicare fraud and health care fraud are overwhelming. 

Billions of dollars reported in just the last few months.

Imagine how much hasn’t even been investigated.

Houston Federal Jury Convicts Four Defendants in Connection with $5.2 Million Medicare Fraud SchemeHouston Federal Jury Convicts Four Defendants in Connection with $5.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme  (May 4, 2011)

Pharmaceutical Giant, Serono, Agrees to Pay $44.3 Million to Settle False Claims Act CasePharmaceutical Giant, Serono, Agrees to Pay $44.3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Case  (May 4, 2011)

Two Miami-Area Corporations Plead Guilty to More Than $200 Million Medicare Fraud  (May 3, 2011)

Oakland, California, Patient Recruiter Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Causing the Submission of $1.2 Million in False Power Wheelchair Claims to Medicare (April 26, 2011)

Three Miami-Area Medical Professionals Each Sentenced to Prison for Roles in $23 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme (April 25, 2011)

Los Angeles-Area Man Pleads Guilty to Establishing Fraudulent Medical Clinics and Using Stolen Doctor Identities to Defraud Medicare of up to $13.6 Million (April 20, 2011)

CVS Pharmacy Inc. Agrees to Pay $17.5 Million to Resolve False Prescription Billing Case (April 15, 2011)

Miami Doctor Convicted in $23 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme (April 14, 2011)

Houston Registered Nurse Pleads Guilty in Connection with an Alleged $5.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme (April 8, 2011)

Miami-Area Marketing Director Pleads Guilty for Her Role in Community Mental Health Care Fraud Scheme Involving More Than $100 Million in Fraudulent Medicare Claims (April 7, 2011)

U.S. Files Complaint Against Texas-Based Healthpoint Ltd. Under the False Claims Act (April 1, 2011)

Los Angeles Woman Pleads Guilty to Participating in a Medicare Fraud Scheme Using Fraudulent Medical Clinics and Stolen Doctor Identities to Defraud Medicare of More Than $6.2 Million (March 29, 2011)

Miami Doctor Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison for Role in $37 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme Involving Miami-Area Home Health Agencies (March 25, 2011)

Founder of A&O Entities Convicted in $100 Million Fraud Scheme (March 23, 2011)

Houston-Area Resident Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme Involving Claims of Hurricane Damage to Power Wheelchairs (March 11, 2011)

Las Vegas Woman Pleads Guilty to Acting as the Straw Owner of a Los Angeles Medical Supply Company That Submitted More Than $3.5 Million in False Claims to Medicare (March 5, 2011)

BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois to Pay $25 Million to Settle Civil False Claims Act Allegations (February 28, 2011) 

Office Manager of Los Angeles Medical Supply Business Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud Medicare of More Than $6 Million in Wheelchair Scheme (February 18, 2011)

Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 111 Individuals for More Than $225 Million in False Billing and Expands Operations to Two Additional Cities (February 17, 2011)

Twenty People Indicted in Florida for Health Care Fraud Scheme Involving Approximately $200 Million in Medicare Billing (February 15, 2011)

Eight Miami-Area Nurses Sentenced to Prison for $18.7 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme Involving Home Health Care (February 4, 2011)

Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Efforts Recover Record $4 Billion; New Affordable Care Act Tools Will Help Fight Fraud (January 22, 2011)

Two Owners of Houston Health Care Company Plead Guilty to Alleged $5.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme (January 18, 2011)

New Orleans Doctor and Owner of Medical Equipment Company Sentenced to Prison for Their Roles in Baton Rouge-area Medicare Fraud SchemeNew Orleans Doctor and Owner of Medical Equipment Company Sentenced to Prison for Their Roles in Baton Rouge-area Medicare Fraud Scheme (January 6, 2011)

Houston Doctor Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme (January 4, 2011)

Georgia Hospital Pays U.S. $13.9 Million to Resolve Medicaid False Claims Act Allegations (December 22, 2010

Miami-area Clinic Owner Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme Involving Miami-area Home Health Agencies (December 17, 2010)

Detroit-area Doctor Sentenced to 36 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme (December 16, 2010)

 Owner of Detroit-area Medical Clinic Sentenced to 151 Months in Prison for $23 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme (December 14, 2010)

Four Detroit-Area Residents Arrested in Connection with $14.5 Million Home Health Care Fraud Scheme (December 7, 2010)

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Imagine how many haven’t been caught or investigated!


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