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Texas provider sentenced in $6.7M fraud scheme

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06/19/2013

WASHINGTON – The owner and operator of a Louisiana-based HME company received a 97-month prison sentence for his role in a $6.7 million Medicare fraud scheme, according to a press release from the Department of Justice (DOJ). On Dec.

Strike Force takedown nets 89 medical professionals

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05/15/2013

WASHINGTON – The Medicare Fraud Strike Force has charged 89 individuals with about $223 million in false billings, according to a press release from the Department of Justice (DOJ) on May 14.

Former HME providers plead guilty to Medicare fraud

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02/26/2013

WASHINGTON ­– Two former owners of a Los Angeles-area HME wholesale company pleaded guilty to conspiring with their customers to defraud Medicare, according to a press release from the Department of Justice.

Gov’t makes conviction on $6.7M fraud scheme

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12/14/2012

WASHINGTON – The owner and operator of Joy Supply and General Services in Shreveport, La., was convicted Dec. 14 by a federal jury for his role in a $6.7 million Medicare fraud scheme, according to a press release from the Department of Justice.