April 25, 2013
Southern California Physician and Two Co-Conspirators Found Guilty for Roles in $1.5 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
A Southern California physician, a durable medical equipment (DME) supply company employee and a health care professional were found guilty late yesterday by a federal jury in Los Angeles for their roles in a $1.5 million Medicare fraud scheme.
April 22, 2013
Former Owner of Los Angeles Medical Equipment Supply Company Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud Medicare
Tigran Aklyan, 37, of Van Nuys, Calif., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald in the Central District of California to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud.
April 16, 2013
Amgen to Pay U.S. $24.9 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
Pharmaceutical manufacturer, Amgen, settled allegations of kickbacks for their program to encourage Medicare and Medicaid patients to switch from a competitors’ drug to theirs.
April 16, 2013
San Fernando Valley Doctor Who Pled Guilty in $3 Million Medicare Fraud Case Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Federal Prison
A medical doctor who owns a cosmetic medicine clinic in the Winnetka district of the San Fernando Valley has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for bilking Medicare out of more than $3 million by submitting bills for procedures he never performed.
March 28, 2013
SoCal Woman Sentenced to 13 Years in Federal Prison in Medicare Fraud Scheme
Uben Ogbu Rush sentenced in an $8 million Medicare fraud case involving Durable Medical Equipment.
March 7, 2013
Doctor Convicted of Six Counts of Health Care Fraud in Multi-Million Dollar Scam
Dr. Augustus Ohemeng and his co-conspirators submitted $5.6 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare.
January 31, 2013
Doctor and Owner Of Medical Supply Company Plead Guilty in Million-Dollar Power Wheelchair Scam
Dr. Irving Schwartz and Jose Melendez entered their guilty pleas.
January 24, 2013
Doctor Pleads Guilty in Multi-Million-Dollar Medicare Fraud Case Involving Treatments Never Performed
Pezhman Ebrahimzadeh, a.k.a. Pez Abrahams submitted $7.5 million in bogus claims, and Medicare paid just over $3 million.