Fraud Watch Texas Home Health Owners Setenced

5 hours ago The owner of multiple home health care companies and a doctor were sentenced for their roles in a nearly $60 million Medicare fraud scheme, the Department of Justice announced on August 18. Myrna S. Parcon, 62, of Dallas and Ransome N. Etindi, 57, of Waxahachie, Texas, each pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud.

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2 hours ago Patricia Akamnonu, who co-owned Ultimate Care Home Health Services with her husband Cy Akamnonu, pleaded guilty in April to one count of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud and received the maximum sentence. Her husband also pleaded guilty and is serving his 10-year federal sentence. He will also pay $25 million in restitution.

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9 hours ago Excluded, Concealed Co-Owner of Texas Home Health Provider Sentenced in $3.7 Million Healthcare Fraud Scheme One of two co-owners of a Texas home healthcare provider, both of whom had been previously excluded from Medicare and Medicaid programs, was sentenced by a U.S. District Judge to five years in prison after being

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6 hours ago Owner of Texas Chain of Hospice Companies Sentenced for $150 Million Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme. Since its inception in March 2007, the Health Care Fraud Strike Force, which maintains 15 strike forces operating in 24 districts, has charged more than 4,200 defendants who have collectively billed the Medicare program for

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3 hours ago DALLAS – Myrna S. Parcon, a/k/a “Merna Parcon,” 62, of Dallas and Ransome N. Etindi, 57, of Waxahachie, Texas, were sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Jane Boyle for their role in a nearly $60 million Medicare fraud scheme, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.

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3 hours ago On April 25, 2022, a former owner of multiple Texas adult day care centers was sentenced to 60 months in prison and ordered to pay $1,784,817.96 in restitution for her role in healthcare fraud, wire fraud, and theft of government funds. The money judgment represents the proceeds that she obtained as part of her scheme.

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3 hours ago DALLAS - Cyprian Akamnonu, 64, of Cedar Hill, Texas, was sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to the statutory maximum of 10 years in federal prison and ordered to pay $25,466,779 in restitution, following his guilty plea in October 2012 to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Read more on www.justice.gov

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5 hours ago Valdie Jackson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud in September 2013. His sentence includes 12 months and one day in prison, along with three years of supervised release and an order to pay $1,551,482.21 in restitution, both jointly and severally with his co-defendants. Advertisement

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3 hours ago An owner of a Texas-based home health care agency has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for her role in a $13 million fraud scheme, the Department of Justice announced. Four others have pleaded guilty in the fraudulent scheme. Marie Neba, 53, of Sugarland, Texas, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Melinda Harmon of […] Fraud

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6 hours ago Texas home health agency owner convicted in $13 million Medicare fraud scheme Marie Neba, 52, of Sugarland, Texas, will be sentenced early next year for conviction on charges including health care fraud. Beth Jones Sanborn, Managing Editor

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Who is leading the texas health care fraud strike force?

Assistant Chief Jacob Foster and Trial Attorney Kevin Lowell of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section and Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Swartz of the Southern District of Texas are prosecuting the case. The Fraud Section leads the Health Care Fraud Strike Force.

What was the verdict in the hospice fraud case?

The one-month trial in November 2019 was one of the first criminal hospice fraud prosecutions the Department of Justice has presented to a federal jury. Today, U.S. District Court Judge Rolanda Olvera ordered Mesquias to serve a total of 240 months in federal prison and to pay $120 million in restitution.

Is there such a thing as medical fraud in healthcare?

“Financial healthcare fraud is abhorrent enough, but to fraudulently diagnose patients with dementia or Alzheimer’s is the pinnacle of medical cruelness to both the patient and their family,” said U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick of the Southern District of Texas.

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