They admitted seeking monthly payments while aware that patients were not using devices.
In 2015, he was the attending provider for more hospice claims paid by Medicare than any other U.S. provider.
He and his conspirators allegedly caused losses to Medicare in excess of $11 million.
Analysis shows Medicare spending for urinary catheters soared last year.
U.S. attorney said he potentially endangered patients’ health.
Indictment says medical supply companies illegally submitted more than $17 million in claims to Medicare.
Dental services were marketed as being covered by Medicare.
Beneficiaries were targeted and pressured to try expensive medications.
Evidence said personal information purchased from call centers was used for doctors’ orders.
Fraud scheme involved using vulnerable or inexperienced staff to provide unnecessary, worthless care.
Claims were submitted for services not rendered using lists of stolen patient identities.