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Feds: 32 charged with Medicare fraud

CNN.com, December 16, 2009
Federal agents announced they have broken up five separate rings that allegedly filed $61 million in false claims with Medicare, and charged 32 people in Miami, Florida; Detroit, Michigan; and Brooklyn, New York, with a variety of schemes to defraud the healthcare system for the elderly and disabled. The largest case, in Miami, involved a doctor and nurses who allegedly ordered home healthcare services that were not medically necessary, CNN reports.