A hospital, a management consultant, and an individual are facing charges initiated by a whistleblower and joined by the Federal government of violating the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute by allegedly offering cash in exchange for referrals for items or services covered by federal health care insurance programs.
An octet of Texas pharmacy proprietors and promoters were indicted last week on charges of submitting over $92 million in claims to TRICARE and the United States Department of Labor obtained by paying out approximately $9.1 million in illicit kickbacks.
Two men who hosted a Tampa-area Christian radio show are facing fraud charges after authorities say they cheated individuals out of up to $6 million in a span of over a dozen years.
The owner of a Southern California pharmacy is facing time in Federal custody after being convicted by a jury of engaging in a scheme to defraud Medicare of over $1.3 million.
Hillsborough County authorities say they have arrested two men responsible for a drug deal that ended with the death of a third man earlier this year.
A Miami Lakes man will be spending almost four years in federal custody last week after agreeing to a plea deal on allegations that he falsely billed $2.5 million to Medicaid.
A pair of Miami men await sentencing after pleading guilty to charges of health care fraud in federal court last week after prosecutors say the duo defrauded Medicare of $8.6 million.
Federal authorities say a prominent Tarpon Springs couple who contributed to a litany of civic and private improvements to the area simultaneously dodged millions in income taxes.
A Sarasota man who allegedly defrauded charter schools in Pinellas, Hillsborough, and five other Florida counties was sentenced to two decades behind bars last week.
The former owner of a Michigan home healthcare agency will be spending the next seven years in federal prison after being convicted last week of defrauding Medicare out of about $1.6 million in fraudulent payments.