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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

Medicare Fraud

Volunteer Program Trying To Reduce Medicare Fraud 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.

01/26/2014

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Miami Physician Indicted In Medicare Fraud Scheme

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.

10/17/2013

Medicare Fraud

Feds Round Up 30 In Miami During Medicare Fraud Crackdown

More than 30 South Florida healthcare professionals were rounded up and charged with submitting $200 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare.

CBS4–10/04/2012

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Miami Area Docs Sentenced For Medicare Fraud Scam

Two Miami area doctors have been sentenced to a decade in prison for their part in $205 million Medicare fraud scam.

CBS4–10/02/2012

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