Tag Archives: Medicare Fraud

Insurance Company Cheated Medicare Out of $1 Billion, Says Lawsuit

Josh Valdez took an executive level job in April 2010 expecting to improve medical services at two Puerto Rican Medicare Advantage health plans owned by a subsidiary of New Jersey company: Aveta Inc. But a few months after coming on … Continue reading

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Ambulance Company Owner and Son Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Healthcare and Wire Fraud

United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that today, United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced PHYLLIS STALLINGS HARRELL and PAUL LYNN TRUEBLOOD, both of Belvidere, North Carolina.  HARRELL was sentenced to 72 months imprisonment followed by 3 years of … Continue reading

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Ninety Defendants Charged in Nationwide Medicare Fraud Strike Force Operations

A multi-state Medicare Fraud Strike Force takedown has resulted in charges against 90 individuals for their alleged participation in Medicare fraud schemes involving approximately $260 million in false billings, Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services … Continue reading

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American Family Care to Pay $1.2 Million to Settle False Claims Charge

American Family Care will pay $1.2 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that it knowingly submitted claims to Medicare for outpatient office visits that were billed at a higher rate than was appropriate. American Family Care is … Continue reading

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Home Health Agency Owner and Director of Nursing Indicted

The operator and director of nursing of a home health agency based in Richmond, Texas, was arrested yesterday for her alleged role in a Medicare fraud scheme and a conspiracy to structure bank withdrawals. The owner and operator of the … Continue reading

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