Thirty Charged for Medically Unnecessary Services


A total of 30 defendants were charged with offenses relating to their alleged participation in various schemes to defraud Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance. In one case, a podiatrist allegedly accepted kickbacks in exchange for writing medically unnecessary home health prescriptions. In another, two defendants participated in a conspiracy to use their company to offer and pay kickbacks for the referral of Medicare beneficiaries to their pharmacy. Read a Department of Justice press release.




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