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Florida Physician to Pay $22.6M to Settle Medicare Fraud Claims



The agreement resolves a lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice alleging that Walter Janke, MD, and his wife violated the False Claims Act by filing false diagnostic codes to inflate Medicare reimbursements.



2 comments on "Florida Physician to Pay $22.6M to Settle Medicare Fraud Claims"
JAJATL (12/13/2010 at 5:51 PM)

The media should be careful about the presumption of guilt in these cases. Many times the defendant is forced to settle, especially when fighting the unlimited resources of the U.S. Government, in order to limit litigation expenses.
JohnieGirl (12/1/2010 at 10:00 AM)

Ican not believe that Dr and Mrs Janke was guilty, There was a lot of jealousy from other sorces, Yes th wrong decision was made in hiring some people but out of love, trust and their hearts they believe in these so call people. so please do not believe wat gossip youmay hear, Dr and Mrs Janke are loving and caring peopl.