Health Care Clinic And Home Health Owners Found Guilty Of Fraud

9 hours ago Health care clinic and home health owners found guilty of fraud By: U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas Published 04/25/2022 HOUSTON, TX -- Two individuals have been

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8 hours ago HOUSTON – Two individuals have been convicted of conspiracy to commit and committing health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. The jury deliberated for 45 minutes before convicting Alfred Olotin Alatan, 62, formerly of Houston and now residing in Fulshear, and Francis Ekene, 71, Sugar Land, following a day three-day trial.

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3 hours ago WASHINGTON – A medical doctor, a clinic owner and four nurses, all South Florida residents, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Adalberto Jordan in U.S. District Court in Miami for their participation in a fraudulent Medicare home health care scheme, the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services (HHS) announced.

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4 hours ago Health Care Clinic Owners Plead Guilty in Miami for Roles in $8 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme WASHINGTON - Two health care clinic owners pleaded guilty today in connection with an $8 million health care fraud scheme involving the now-defunct home health care company Flores Home Health Care Inc. Read more on www.justice.gov Action Details

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6 hours ago on nov. 12, a jury found florence bikundi, 52, and her husband michael bikundi, 63, guilty of a slew of charges, including health care fraud, medicaid fraud, money laundering and additional charges stemming from the scheme, which lasted from august 2009 to february 2014, according to a news release from the u.s. attorney’s office of the district …

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Just Now A California home healthcare and hospice agencies’ owner was sentenced to 18 months in prison for one count of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud and one count of conspiracy to pay and receive healthcare kickbacks. According to court documents, the woman and her husband owned and controlled home healthcare and hospice agencies in the

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2 hours ago Two health care clinic owners were sentenced today in connection with an $8 million health care fraud scheme involving the now-defunct home health care company Flores Home Health Care Inc. Jimenez and Pajon pleaded guilty in August to conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Jimenez and Pajon, who are married, were owners and operators of

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8 hours ago HOUSTON, TX -- Two individuals have been convicted of conspiracy to commit and committing health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. The jury deliberated for 45 minutes before convicting Alfred Olotin Alatan, 62, formerly of Houston and now residing in Fulshear, and Francis Ekene, 71, Sugar Land, following a

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8 hours ago WASHINGTON—A medical doctor, a clinic owner, and four nurses, all South Florida residents, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Adalberto Jordan in U.S. District Court in Miami for their

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Just Now Two individuals have been convicted of conspiracy to commit and committing healthcare fraud. The jury deliberated for 45 minutes before convicting Alfred Olotin Alatan, 62, formerly of Houston and now residing in Fulshear, and Francis Ekene, 71, Sugar Land, following a day three-day trial. Alatan was also found guilty of money laundering.

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7 hours ago After a seven day trial, two residents of Los Angeles, Robert Glazer, 73, and Marina Merino, 62, were found to be guilty of health care fraud and conspiracy to health care fraud. Glazer and Merino pleaded guilty on June 7, 2019. Avetisyan and Minasyan pleaded guilty on Oct. 9, 2018, for conspiracy to health care fraud.

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Who commits health care fraud?

Health care fraud can be committed by medical providers, patients, and others who intentionally deceive the health care system to receive unlawful benefits or payments. The FBI is the primary agency for investigating health care fraud, for both federal and private insurance programs.

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SAN FRANCISCO — Federal prosecutors charged the Bay Area’s largest home health care provider Thursday with paying doctors millions of dollars in kickbacks in a scheme to defraud the Medicare system.

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During his tenure as chief executive, the company defrauded Medicare, Medicaid and other federal programs. The Department of Justice ultimately fined the company $1.7 billion in what was at the time the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history.

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