L.A. Jury Finds Three Guilty in $1.5M Medicare Fraud Case
Last week, a federal jury in Los Angeles found an Anaheim physician and two others guilty in a $1.5 million Medicare fraud case. From 2007 to 2012, the physician and another health care professional received kickbacks from a medical supply official for fraudulent prescriptions for durable medical equipment. CMS paid nearly $1 million for the false and fraudulent claims.
- "L.A. Jury Finds Three Guilty in $1.5-Million Medicare Fraud Scheme" (Terhune, "Money & Co.," Los Angeles Times, 4/26).