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Orbit shifts operations to Aurora

April 4, 2019HME News Staff

AURORA, Ill. - Orbit Medical has leased 15,233 square feet of office and industrial space in Aurora, Ill., relocating its operations there from Naperville, Ill., according to local news reports. The Salt Lake City-based provider, which offers home medical equipment, rehab, respiratory and orthotics to 30,000 patients annually, has more than 125 employees and five locations throughout the Midwest.

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Orbit agrees to $7.5 million settlement

May 28, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Orbit Medical and its partial successor, Rehab Medical, have agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle allegations that it altered and forged physician prescriptions and supporting documentation for power wheelchairs and accessories, the U.S. Department of Justice announced today.Orbit Medical says it fully cooperated and offered full transparency during the DOJ's four-year investigation.“We are relieved to close this chapter and move forward growing our business,” the company...

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Gov't to Orbit Medical: We want our money back

April 15, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Department of Justice (DOJ) has intervened in a False Claims Act lawsuit against Orbit Medical and Jake Kilgore for allegedly altering and forging physician prescriptions and supporting documentation for power wheelchairs and accessories.On Oct. 23, 2013, a federal grand jury in Utah indicted Kilgore, former vice president and sales manager, on three counts of healthcare fraud, three counts of false statements related to health care and three counts of wire fraud.“The government...

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Supply company owner indicted for fraud

October 25, 2013HME News Staff

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...

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