WA Oncologist Indicted in $1.7M Medicare Fraud Scheme
Judy Chan then allegedly prepared the bills for Medicare and other government and private healthcare programs, using the inflated amounts, substantially increasing the amount of money owed to the Chans' clinic for medication.
The government alleges the scheme illegally boosted the clinic income by $1.7 million. Alfred Chan made false entries on patients' medical records so that they matched the billings. The records indicated that patients had received larger doses of various drugs than they had actually received, DOJ said.
The false statement, obstruction, and money laundering charges relate to steps allegedly taken by the Chans to hide their assets once they became aware of the government investigation. On a financial disclosure form required by the government, the couple didn't declare bank and brokerage accounts and properties owned by them. They allegedly transferred assets to shield them from the reach of law enforcement, DOJ said.
- CEO Exchange: Preparing for Population Health
- Advocate, NorthShore Deal Would Create 16-Hospital System
- Better HCAHPS Scores Protect Revenue
- 3 Strategies for Retaining Millennial Employees
- Narrow Networks Cut Costs, Not Quality, Economists Say
- Power of price: In South FL and the nation, healthcare costs often are shrouded in secrecy
- Hospital mergers may lead to higher prices
- Healthcare data of 1 million NJ patients compromised since 2009
- CEO Exchange: Pressure is On to Partner, Drive Quality