Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Seven Arrested For Medicare-Medicaid Scam
Seven people are under arrest, charged with fraud in the largest Medicare-Medicaid scam ever. The arrests followed work by an interagency Medicare-Medicaid fraud team known has HEAT. Deputy Attorney General James Cole says the fraudsters might have received $375 million in phony claims. A Texas doctor, Jacques Roy, and his nurse certified 11,000 people as having received home health care from five service providers. Health and Human Services Inspector Gerald Levinson credits data analysis tools for helping catch the alleged thieves.
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