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.
South Florida is home to the vast majority of U.S. mental health clinics with “questionable Medicare billing”, according to a new federal report.
The owner and operator of a Miami health care agency pleaded guilty on Thursday for his participation in a $42 million home health Medicare fraud scheme.
A 27-year old Miami area woman has admitted to taking part in a health care fraud scam which tried to bilk millions out of Medicare and Medicaid.
Dozens of South Floridians have been rounded up and charged with Medicare fraud as part of a nationwide crackdown.
A Miami health care agency’s patient recruiter has pleaded guilty to her part in a $25 million scheme to defraud Medicare.