August 15, 2013
Michigan Physical Therapist and Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme
A greater Detroit-area physical therapist who was also an owner of a home health agency pleaded guilty yesterday for his role in a $22 million home health care fraud scheme.
August 13, 2013
Health Care Business Owner Sentenced To Four Years in Prison, Pays A Million Dollar Civil Settlement, and Agrees To 20-Year Exclusion from Medicare and Medicaid In Connection With Illegal Kickback Scheme
Grand Rapids, Michigan - U.S. Attorney Patrick Miles announced today that Babubhai Rathod, age 44, of Okemos, Michigan, was sentenced to four years in prison and two years of supervised release for his lead role in a conspiracy to pay illegal kickbacks to health care practitioners and others to induce the referral of patients to medical clinics, physical therapy clinics, and a home health care agency.
July 24, 2013
Michigan Physical Therapist Assistant/home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme
A greater Detroit-area physical therapist assistant - who was also an owner of a home health agency and a patient recruiter - pleaded guilty today for his role in a $22 million home health care fraud scheme.
July 10, 2013
Jury Convicts Podiatrist, Psychologist And Pharmacist In Health Care Fraud Case
A podiatrist, a psychologist and a pharmacist were convicted today in federal court in Detroit, Michigan for health care fraud and controlled substance distribution, United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced today.
June 21, 2013
Detroit-Area Doctors Charged with Illegal Distribution of Prescription Drugs and Health Care Fraud
An indictment was unsealed today charging Dr. Hussein "Sam" Awada, 43, and Dr. Luis Collazo, 53, with the illegal distribution of prescription drugs and health care fraud, United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced today.
June 6, 2013
Michigan Doctor Sentenced for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme
Lansing-area resident Dr. Paul Kelly was sentenced to 18 months in prison today for his role in a $13.8 million Medicare fraud scheme.
May 8, 2013
Clinic Owners Sentenced for Roles in $13.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
Miami residents Raymond Arias, 42, and his wife, Emelitza Arias, 25, have been sentenced in Detroit to 100 months and 12 months in prison, respectively, for their participation in a $13.3 million Medicare fraud scheme.
May 3, 2013
Leader of $29.1 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme Pleads Guilty in Detroit
The mastermind of a $29.1 million Medicare fraud scheme involving approximately 30 purported medical clinics pleaded guilty today in Detroit for his role in the scheme.
April, 24, 2013
Detroit Home Health Company Employee Pleads Guilty for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme
An employee of Detroit medical service companies that fabricated patient visit notes and other documents as part of a $24 million home health care fraud scheme pleaded guilty today for her role in the conspiracy.
April 17, 2013
Detroit-Area Home Health Agency Office Manager Convicted In $5.8 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
Nabila Mahbub was convicted for conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Nineteen other associated persons were previously convicted.
March 22, 2013
Registered Nurse Pleads Guilty in Connection with Detroit Medicare Fraud
Beverly Cooper pleaded guilty for her role in a $24 million home health care fraud conspiracy.
March 20, 2013
Forty-four individuals indicted in health care fraud And drug distribution scheme
Seven Doctors, Four Pharmacists, Three Home Health Agency Owners Among Those Indicted.
March 19, 2013
Thirteen Individuals Indicted in Health Care Fraud and Drug Distribution Scheme
13 new defendants and new charges added to a 2011 indictment, which charged Babubhai ‘Bob” Patel with overseeing a massive health care fraud and drug distribution ring.
January 15, 2013
Podiatrist Sentenced to 55 Months in Prison in Connection with $1.6 Million Medical Billing Fraud Scheme
Richard Alan Behnan, D.P.M., was also ordered to pay $1,427,133.12 million in restitution to Medicare and $196,956.54 to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, jointly and severally with his podiatric assistant and co-defendant, Kelly Morel.
January 8, 2013
Detroit Doctor Pleads Guilty in Connection with Medicare Psychotherapy Fraud Scheme
Court documents allege that Dr. Alphonso Berry and his co-conspirators submitted more than 116,000 psychotherapy claims in his name, amounting to more than $8.2 million.