Medicare Fraud

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Five Sentenced In $25M Medicare Fraud Involving Nicaragua, D.R.

Five people have been sent to federal prison for their roles in a $25 million Medicare fraud scheme that involved people from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic posing as U.S. patients.


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Vero Beach Doc Settles Fraudulent Medicare Billing Claims

A Vero Beach surgeon and the plastic surgery clinic he runs have agreed to pay $4 million to settle allegations that they improperly billed Medicare for procedures that were unnecessary or never performed.


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Feds Round Up Medicare Fraud Suspects In Miami, Nation

From South Florida to Alaska, FBI and Health and Human Services agents fanned out across the country in the last week and arrested about 200 people they suspect of committing Medicare fraud.


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Supreme Court To Decide On Dade Woman’s Frozen Assets

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to review the case of a Miami-Dade woman who had her untainted assets frozen by the government.


Dr. Salomon Melgen at his office in West Palm Beach. (Source: Hector Gabino/El Nuevo Herald)

Trial Date Set For Doc Tied To Sen. Menendez

A South Florida doctor charged with a multi-million dollar Medicare fraud will head to trial in early 2016.


Dr. Salomon Melgen at his office in West Palm Beach. (Source: Hector Gabino/El Nuevo Herald)

Doctor Tied To Menendez Remains Jailed On Medicare Charges

A Florida doctor, charged in a political corruption case involving a New Jersey Senator, will remain behind bars.


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Doctor Tied To Menendez Indicted On Medicare Fraud Charges

A Florida doctor, tied to a criminal investigation involving a New Jersey Senator indicted for Medicare fraud, has also been indicted.


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AIDS/HIV Care Provider Accused In Medicare Fraud

One of the nation’s largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of scamming federal Medicare and Medicaid programs out of $20 million.


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Mix-Up Brings Strife For Doctor Whose Name Matches Fraudster

A West Palm Beach doctor has been forced to temporarily close his doors after a case of mistaken identity with a dead fraudster.


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Davie Man Pleads Guilty To Medicare Fraud

The former chief operating officer of the health care company Hollywood Pavilion LLC has pleaded guilty to fraud and conspiracy charges for his part in a $67 million Medicare scam.