Heath Care Fraud: Walgreen Co. Pay For Settle Allegations Under the False Claims Act

Walgreen Co. Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million to Settle Allegations Under the False Claims Act United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that Walgreen Co. (“Walgreens”) has agreed to pay $3.5 million to the United States and the State of Wisconsin to settle allegations that Walgreens violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims …

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Health Care Fraud: WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE Pay For Two Civil Healthcare Fraud Settlements

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces $269.2 Million Recovery From Walgreens In Two Civil Healthcare Fraud Settlements Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Gregory E. Demske, Chief Counsel to the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS-OIG”), Scott J. Lampert, Special Agent in Charge …

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Health Care Fraud: Jonas Knopf Was Charged With Conspiring To Defraud Several Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Care Insurance

Health Care Fraud

Lakewood Man Charged In $10 Million Health Care Fraud Against Blue Cross Blue Shield NEWARK, N.J. – A Lakewood, New Jersey, insurance producer was charged today with conspiring to defraud several Blue Cross Blue Shield health care insurance affiliates of more than $10 million, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Jonas Knopf, 63, of Lakewood, …

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Financial Fraud: Emil DiIorio Agreed To Settle Allegations Under The False Claims Act That They Submitted False Claims To Medicare

Financial Fraud

Coordinated Health and CEO Pay $12.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Liability for Fraudulent Billing PHILADELPHIA, PA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Coordinated Health Holding Company, LLC (“Coordinated Health”) and its founder, principal owner, and Chief Executive Officer, Emil DiIorio, M.D., agreed to settle allegations under the False Claims …

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Health Care Fraud: Three Individuals Indicted To Conspiring To Commit Health Care Fraud And Violating Federal Anti-Kickback Laws

Health Care Fraud

Three Charged with Violating Federal Anti-Kickback Laws and Committing More Than $4.7 Million in Health Care Fraud TULSA, Okla.— A grand jury returned an indictment today charging three men, including two physicians, with violations of the federal anti-kickback statute as well as conspiring to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. “Health care …

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Health Care Fraud: LivaNova USA – Cyberonics Inc – Has Agreed To Pay To Resolve Allegations The False Claims Act

Health Care Fraud

Livanova agrees to pay $1.87 Million to resolve False Claims Act allegations arising from improper kickback payments ATLANTA – LivaNova USA, Inc. (“LivaNova”), formerly known as Cyberonics, Inc., has agreed to pay the United States and the State of Georgia $1.87 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Georgia …

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Healthcare Fraud: FENG QIN, M.D. Has Been Indicted For Healthcare Fraud

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Indictment And Arrest Of Vascular Surgeon For Healthcare Fraud Government Also Files Civil Fraud Complaint Against the Surgeon and His Medical Practice Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Scott Lampert, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Health and Human …

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Insurance Fraud: DR. PAUL MADISON Convicted On Fraud Charges For Billing Insurance Companies

Insurance Fraud

Federal Jury Convicts Chicago Doctor on Fraud Charges for Billing Insurance Companies for Nonexistent Treatment CHICAGO — A federal jury has convicted a Chicago doctor on fraud charges for billing insurance companies for purported chiropractic manipulations that were never performed. DR. PAUL MADISON, an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist, owned Watertower SurgiCenter LLC, an outpatient …

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Health Care Fraud: James Wildman Admitted Defrauding New Jersey State Health Benefits Programs

Health Care Fraud

Ocean County, New Jersey, Schools Maintenance Worker Admits Health Care Fraud Conspiracy Targeting State Health Benefits Programs CAMDEN, N.J. – An Ocean County, New Jersey, man today admitted defrauding New Jersey state health benefits programs and other insurers out of more than $4 million by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions, U.S. Attorney Craig …

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Health Care Fraud: Michael Kestner And Lisabeth Smolenski Convicted For False Claims To Medicare And TRICARE

Health Care Fraud

United States Files Suit Against Franklin, Tennessee-Based Pain, MD, LLC and Related Pain Clinics and Owners Lawsuit Alleges False Claims Act Conduct at Pain Management Clinics in Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia NASHVILLE, Tenn. – November 16, 2018 –U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee announced today that the United States has …

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Health Care Fraud: Robert Madonna Pleaded Guilty For Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud

Health Care Fraud

Former Margate Mortgage Consultant Admits Health Care Fraud Conspiracy CAMDEN, N.J. – A former Atlantic County resident now living in Florida admitted defrauding New Jersey state health benefits programs out of millions of dollars by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito and N.J. Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced. Robert …

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Health Care Fraud: Vincent Njong Charged of Health Care Fraud Stemming From Scheme Targeting D.C. Medicaid Program

Health Care Fraud

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud in Scheme Targeting D.C. Medicaid Program Defendant Worked as Personal Care Aide, Submitted Timesheets For Work That Never Was Performed WASHINGTON – A Maryland man who was employed as a personal care aide pled guilty today to a federal charge of health care fraud stemming from a …

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Health Care Fraud: Thomas Edward Spell Pleads Guilty For His Role in a More Than $240 Million Dollar Scheme to Defraud TRICARE

Health Care Fraud

Pharmacy Owner Pleads Guilty As Part Of Largest Health Care Fraud Case Ever In Mississippi Nationwide Compound Pharmacy Fraud Scheme Involved Almost a Quarter of a Billion Dollars Hattiesburg, Miss. – Thomas Edward Spell, Jr., 50, of Ridgeland, pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to a Criminal Information outlining his role in …

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Health Care Fraud: MARINA BURMAN Sentenced For Fraudulent Bills to The New York State Medicaid Program

Health Care Fraud

Medical Supply Executive Sentenced To 36 Months In Prison For Her Role In A $30 Million Scheme To Defraud Medicare And Medicaid Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MARINA BURMAN was sentenced today to 36 months in prison. BURMAN, the former president of a medical …

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Health Care Fraud: Tovah Lynn Jasperson And Alan Martin Bostom Pled Guilty to One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud

Health Care Fraud

Treatment Center Owners Sentenced to Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme Involving Sober Homes and Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers Two treatment center owners were sentenced to prison for their participation in a multi-million dollar health care fraud and money laundering scheme that involved the filing of fraudulent insurance …

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Health Care Fraud: Dr. Julio Delgado Pleaded Guilty to Aiding And Abetting The Fraudulent Acquisition of Controlled Substances

Health Care Fraud

Physician, Nurse Practitioner, and Nurse Plead Guilty in Montgomery “Pill Mill” Case These Guilty Pleas Raise the Number of Convictions in this Case to Eight Montgomery, Alabama – During the past few weeks, three more health care providers have pleaded guilty in the ongoing “pill mill” prosecution arising out of a now-closed Montgomery medical office, …

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Health Care Fraud: Joan Cicchiello Sentenced For Making False Statements Related to Health Care Matters

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Former Registered Nurse Sentenced To Six Years’ Imprisonment For Health Care Fraud HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Joan Cicchiello, age 67, of Annville and Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on May 9, 2018, to 72 months’ imprisonment and three years of supervised release by …

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Health Care Fraud: Jose Penaranda Tan Sentenced To One Count Health Care Fraud

Health Care Fraud

Occupational Therapist Owner of TSM Sentenced for Making False and Fraudulent Statements Related to Health Care Benefits GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On April 16, 2018, Jose Penaranda Tan, 58, of Morristown, Tennessee, was sentenced by the Honorable J. Ronnie Greer, U.S. District Judge, to serve 12 months and one day in federal prison. In addition to …

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Health Care Fraud: Carl Lindblad and Susan Vergot Admitting That They Participated In a Health Care Fraud Scheme That Bilked TRICARE

Tennessee Doctors Plead Guilty in $65 Million TRICARE Fraud Assistant U. S. Attorneys Benjamin J. Katz and Mark W. Pletcher (619) 546-9604 and (619) 546-9714 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – April 11, 2018 SAN DIEGO – Two doctors, Carl Lindblad and Susan Vergot, pleaded guilty in federal court today, admitting that they participated in a health care fraud …

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Healthcare Fraud: Health Services Management Inc. (HSM) Has Paid The United States To Resolve Claims That The Company Billed Medicaid Programs

Health Care Fraud

Huntsville Nursing Home Pays the United States and the State of Texas $5 Million to Settle Claims Alleging Poor Quality of Care HOUSTON – Health Services Management Inc. (HSM) has paid the United States $5 million to resolve claims that the company billed the Medicare and Medicaid programs for worthless services and for services that …

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Healthcare Fraud: David Williams Was Arrested On a Federal Complaint Charging Him With Engaging In a Scheme To Defraud Insurance Companies

Health Care Fraud

Fort Worth Man Arrested on $25 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme FORT WORTH, Texas — A Fort Worth, Texas, man, David Williams, 54, was arrested yesterday by special agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation on a federal complaint charging him with engaging in a scheme to defraud insurance companies by submitting over $25 million …

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