TALLAHASEE (CBSMiami/AP) – Democratic candidate Charlie Crist has resorted to an old tactic in an effort to beat Gov. Rick Scott. The Republican-turned-Democrat and former governor is reminding voters that Scott ran a hospital chain […]
Each year and estimated 1.5 million people are victims of medical identify theft, which equates to $50 billion lost from Medicare annually due to fraud. Rep. Lois Frankel has unveiled the Fighting Medicare Fraud Act of 2014 as way to combat this issue.
The person said to be in charge of a human trafficking ring is set to plead guilty to U.S. charges involving smuggling.
A South Florida man pleaded guilty in a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme.
A new round of Medicare fraud arrests has netted 90 people in six cities—and more than half of the busts were in South Florida.
A volunteer program is looking to expand its force to detect and report Medicare fraud, especially in South Florida which is a hotbed of illegal claims.
An osteopathic doctor and longtime Miami Beach resident, dubbed the “Rock Doc,” was indicted for health care fraud and, if charged, could face up to 10 years in prison and a hefty fine.
More than 30 South Florida healthcare professionals were rounded up and charged with submitting $200 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare.
Two Miami area doctors have been sentenced to a decade in prison for their part in $205 million Medicare fraud scam.
A recent report revealed no area of the U.S. cheats Medicare like South Florida, and Luis Alejandro Sanz and his wife Elizabeth Acosta Sanz were sentenced Friday for contributing to that dubious honor.