DME Company Operator Charged in Telemedicine Kickback Scheme
A California man who operated a durable medical equipment (DME) company has been charged for his alleged participation in a massive health care fraud scheme. He is accused of conspiring to pay kickbacks in exchange for obtaining orders for DME that his company would then bill to Medicare. Physicians receiving the kickbacks would knowingly sign false medical records describing “consultations” of Medicare patients. Read a Department of Justice press release.
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