TITLE

DoJ announces $50M Medicare bust

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;6/25/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 121, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the announcement of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on June 24, 2009 that the Medicare Fraud Strike Force has imprisoned 53 people who are accused of Medicare fraud. In a statement, DoJ and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), gained indictments from a grand jury in Detroit, Michigan for the arrest and arraignment of 53 healthcare executives, doctors and patients. The indictments accused the individuals for attempting to bill Medicare for unnecessary services.
ACCESSION #
42633133

 

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