Feds Nab 91 Suspects in Medicare Billing Schemes Totaling $295M
In Chicago, four people, including a doctor were charged for their alleged roles in schemes to defraud Medicare of more than $4.4 million.
In Los Angeles, six people, including two doctors, were charged in a scheme to defraud Medicare of more than $10.7 million.
Since its inception in March 2007, Strike Force operations in nine cities have charged more than 1,140 people who collectively have falsely billed the Medicare program for more than $2.9 billion.
John Commins is a senior editor with HealthLeaders Media.
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