Ninety individuals charged with fraud by Medicare Strike Force

Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today that 90 individuals, including 27 doctors, nurses and health care professionals, have been charged for participation in Medicare fraud. HHS alleges $260 million in false billings were discovered through Strike Force operations in six cities. Charges include conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, money laundering and violations of anti-kickback statutes. The charges involved alleged schemes in various medical treatments.

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