Monday, October 5, 2020

 September 30, 2020; U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York

Two Doctors, Two Licensed Physical Therapists, a Pharmacist, and Four Pharmacy Owners and Operators Among Those Charged in Brooklyn as Part of National Health Care Fraud Takedown
Fifteen individuals, including two doctors, two licensed physical therapists, a licensed clinical social worker, a pharmacist and four pharmacy owners and operators, have been charged for their participation in schemes that fraudulently billed the Medicare and Medicaid programs for more than $15 million. The charges filed in federal court in Brooklyn, New York are part of a nationwide health care fraud takedown led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, which resulted in criminal charges against more than 300 individuals for their alleged participation in health care fraud schemes involving approximately $6 billion in fraudulent claims.

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