Medicare Fraud

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.

04/15/2015

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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.

04/14/2015

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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.

04/08/2015

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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.

02/14/2015

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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.

11/19/2014

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist Reminds Voters Of Fraud At Scott’s Hospital Chain

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 […]

10/06/2014

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Rep. Frankel Tackles Medicare Fraud

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.

09/23/2014

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Guilty Plea Entered In Cuban Ballplayer Smuggling

The person said to be in charge of a human trafficking ring is set to plead guilty to U.S. charges involving smuggling.

08/22/2014

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Patient Recruiter Guilty In $205M Medicare Fraud

A South Florida man pleaded guilty in a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme.

06/20/2014

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Local Health Officials Arrested As Part Of Nationwide Medicare Fraud Takedown

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.

05/13/2014

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