Charges Brought Against 34 in Fraud Totaling $258 Million
Charges announced against 26 individuals in California and eight in Arizona and Oregon aggressively target schemes billing Medicare and Medicaid for services, testing, and prescriptions that were not medically necessary or not actually provided to beneficiaries. They include unnecessary cardiac treatments and testing; kickbacks for hospice and compounded drugs; unnecessary compounded drugs; and chiropractic services never provided, medical diagnoses never given, and office visits that never occurred. Read a Department of Justice press release.
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