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Wednesday, 27 January 2010 10:22

Two Sentenced in Miami Healthcare Fraud Case

Lisset Lombera and Yamilet Cardenas, both of Miami-Dade County, were sentenced to prison and supervised release after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, according to a Department of Justice news release.
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Toe Myint, MD, a physician based in Troy, Mich., was convicted today by a Detroit jury of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud in a $4.2 million Medicare fraud scheme, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice.
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A Federal grand jury in San Antonio, Texas, has indicted Terry L. Young and his wife, Kimberle Young, on 12-counts related to an alleged $1.8 million healthcare fraud scheme, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release.
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Charles C. Njoku, MD, of Powell, Ohio, and Veronica Scott-Guiler of Orient, Ohio, were indicted on 14 counts of making false statements tied to healthcare payments, one count of healthcare fraud and four counts of illegal distribution of controlled substances, according to a report in Business First of Columbus.
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A federal grand jury has indicted Lillian Pagkaliwangan and Raymundo Arellano, who are married, of Lakeland, Fla., with conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, according to a report in Tampa Bay Business Journal.
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South St. Louis (Mo.) Orthopedic Group has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle Medicaid and Medicare fraud charges related to services provided by a podiatrist at the clinic, according to a report in the St. Louis Business Journal.
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Geffrey Alan Yielding of Jacksonville, Ark., was sentenced to 78 months imprisonment for his role in a healthcare fraud scheme, which in he was convicted of violating the healthcare anti-kickback statute and for falsifying document to conceal the fraud, according to a release from the Department of Justice.
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R&V Medical Supplies, LLC, located in Philadelphia, Robert Saul and Sheila Saul were indicted on charges that they allegedly conspired to defraud Medicare and other healthcare benefit programs by submitting more than $1.2 million in fraudulent claims for reimbursement for durable medical equipment, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice.
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Wednesday, 02 December 2009 11:31

Georgia Radiologist Arraigned on Fraud Charges

Rajashaker Reddy, MD, owner of Reddy Solutions in Atlanta, was arraigned in U.S. District Court on charges including wire fraud, mail fraud and healthcare fraud, according to a report in The Bulletin.
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Jaya H. Maddur, MD, a gastroenterologist based in Sierra Vista, Ariz., agreed to pay the U.S. government $400,000 to settle claims he submitted false claims to TRICARE, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney General's office.
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