Miami defendants in strike force case sentenced for Medicare fraud

January 28, 2008

Nine Miami defendants in strike force cases sentenced for Medicare fraud

Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of the Southern District of Florida announced that owners of nine separate Miami-based healthcare corporations have been sentenced to prison terms within the past two weeks. Collectively, the nine defendants filed fraudulent claims with Medicare for $56.5 million worth of unnecessary durable medical equipment and infusion therapy.

 

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