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Owner Of Pickens Eye Clinic Convicted Of Medicaid And Medicare Fraud

Gainesville, Georgia – Matilda Lynn Prince has been convicted by a federal jury of twenty-nine counts of health care fraud for filing fraudulent claims with Medicare and the Georgia Medicaid program for optometry and ophthalmology services that were never provided … Continue reading

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Everett Fire Department Reaches $200K Settlement With DOJ To Resolve Overbilling Medicaid For Medical Transports

Washington – The U.S. Department of Justice, the Washington State Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, and the City of Everett Fire Department (EFD) today settled all claims that EFD had been overbilling government programs for medical transports, announced U.S. … Continue reading

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Two Indiana Doctors Facing Medicaid Fraud Charges

Hammond, Indiana – United States Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II and Indiana Attorney General Curtis T. Hill, Jr. announced today the filing of a civil Medicaid fraud complaint against former physicians Don J. Wagoner, age 81, of Burlington, Indiana and … Continue reading

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Kmart Corporation Reaches $32.2M Settlement With Government To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Los Angeles, California – Kmart Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (SHC), has agreed to pay $32.3 million to the United States to settle allegations that in-store pharmacies in Kmart stores failed to report discounted prescription drug prices toMedicare … Continue reading

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Haven Hospice Reaches Settlement With Government To Resolve $5M False Claims Allegations

Jacksonville, Florida – Acting U.S. Attorney W. Stephen Muldrow announces that Haven Hospice (Haven), a hospice company headquartered in Gainesville, Florida, has agreed to pay $5,085,024 to resolve allegations that Haven violated the False Claims Act by knowingly billing the … Continue reading

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Severna Park Assisted Living Facility Agrees To Be Excluded From Maryland Medicaid Program

Baltimore, Maryland – – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced today that Kris-Leigh Catered Living of Severna Park, LLC (Kris-Leigh) has agreed to be excluded from participation in the Maryland Medicaid program and to pay $110,000 as part of … Continue reading

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Owners Of Mercy Diabetic Supply Charged With Medicaid Fraud

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – A federal grand jury has charged Eunja Vasquez 55, and Lawrene Vasquez, 61, of Edmond, Oklahoma, with Medicaid fraud, announced Mark A. Yancey, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, and Mike Hunter, Oklahoma Attorney General.

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Milestone Recovery Reaches Settlement To Resolve False Claims Allegations

U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced Friday Milestone Recovery, Inc. has entered into a settlement agreement with the State of Maine and United States to resolve false claim allegations.

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Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget M. Rohde announced Monday an operator of a series of purported durable medical equipment companies pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to defraud Healthfirst, a New York-based nonprofit that administers New York Medicaid Managed Care … Continue reading

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Progressive Group Of Insurance Companies Agree To Pay $2M To Resolve False Claims Allegations

Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced Tuesday two insurance companies part of the Progressive Group of Insurance Companies have agree to pay over $2 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act.

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