Supply company owner indicted for fraud
WASHINGTON – Jacob Kilgore, former co-owner of Salt Lake City-based Orbit Medical, has been indicted for his role in a $20 million Medicare fraud scheme, justice department officials have announced. The government alleges that between September 2008 and June 2011, Orbit Medical submitted false and fraudulent power wheelchair claims to Medicare. The company made $20 million in false claims; Medicare paid $15 million. Former Orbit sales representatives Morgan Workman, David Evans and Hunter Hartman have already pled guilty to conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud.