Long Island Health Care Provider Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For $10 Million Medicare Fraud And Hipaa Identity Theft

2 hours ago in Medicare/Medicaid Fraud

Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney’s Office

Eastern District of New York


Wednesday, April 10, 2013


Defendant Stole Patient Records From Nursing Homes To Create And Submit False Medicare Claims

Earlier today, Helene Michel, an owner and officer of Medical Solutions Management, Inc. (“MSM”), was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison by United States District Judge Joseph F. Bianco at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York. Michel was convicted after a three-week jury trial in Augus…

Las Vegas Cardiology Practice Agrees To Pay $2.5 Million Settlement Claim Involving Medicare Kickback Scheme

2 hours ago in Medicare/Medicaid Fraud

Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney’s Office

District of Nevada

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Las Vegas, NV – A Las Vegas cardiology practice has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle claims alleging that it referred patients for genetic testing in exchange for kickbacks paid by the testing companies, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada.

“The U.S. Attorney’s Office will hold accountable fraudulent medical companies that seek to line their pockets by undermining th…

8 therapists arrested in New York for billing fraud

2 hours ago in Medical Billing Fraud

By aaron katersky

Oct 4, 2018, 3:04 PM ET


Eight therapists, two of whom were also public school teachers, were arrested Thursday on federal charges of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars by billing for services for developmentally disabled children that never happened.

In some instances the therapists forged the names of the children’s guardians or parents on documentation, federal prosecutors said.

Other times the defendants falsely claimed to have provided therapy sessions when the defenda…

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Settles Civil Fraud Claims Against Medical Device Distributor For Selling Products Not Approved By The FDA

2 hours ago in Medical Device Fraud

Distributor CareFusion Admits to Buying and Selling Unapproved Devices, Agrees to Pay $3.3 Million

Monday, May 13, 2019

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Jeffrey E. Shuren, M.D., director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), announced today that the U.S. has settled civil fraud claims under the False Claims Act against CAREFUSION CORPORATION (“CAREFUSION”), a m…

Long Island Chiropractor Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud

3 hours ago in General Healthcare Fraud

Friday, March 15, 2019

Admits Billing Under Names of Other Providers to Evade Review

Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, Raymond R. Pellegrino, a chiropractor, pleaded guilty to health care fraud. Today’s plea took place before United States District Judge Joseph F. Bianco. When sentenced, Pellegrino faces up to 10 years in prison, as well as restitution of $2,110,000, forfeiture of $504,444 and a fine to be determined.

Richard P. Donoghue, United States Attorney for the …

Long Island pharmacist accused of health care fraud

3 hours ago in Pharma Fraud

New York Attorney General Letitia James has accused a Long Island pharmacist of a complex, multi-million-dollar Medicaid scam. The scam, according to prosecutors, involved pharmacies throughout New York including locations in Manhattan and the Bronx.

The state conducted an investigation of the accused, using undercover agents to enter the pharmacy and pose as patrons who needed to fill prescriptions. The operatives gathered evidence to support the following accusations:

The state conducted an inve…

LI doctors, business manager charged in $163 million health care fraud

3 hours ago in General Healthcare Fraud


Three doctors and a medical clinic business manager from Long Island are among 13 people facing fraud charges after federal prosecutors said they took part in kickback schemes that bilked Medicare and Medicaid of up to $163 million.

The charges come as part of a national investigation into health care fraud that has led to charges against 601 people who investigators said generated fraudulent claims adding up to $2 billion, according to a news release issued Thursday by the U.S. Department of Jus…

4 doctors among 20 charged in massive fraud schem

3 hours ago in Medical Billing Fraud

New York(WABC) Four New York City doctors are among more than 35 people charged in a massive health care fraud scheme that allegedly scammed Medicaid and Medicare and other publicly funded insurance providers. The 878 count indictments covers 3 years of these alleged frauds and included business all across Brooklyn and the greater New York City area. The NY DA said that this whole operation was sophisticated and included office staff, recruiters, managers, billers, money launderers and more. Th…

Humira Top Selling Medication in 2018

19 hours ago in AbbVie

So sad..... market has been on a tear the last week, and ABBV trends down.... is this a flashing RED signal?

Petition to Replace Change Healthcare CEO Neil de Crescenzo with drummer Neil Peart of Rush

1 day ago in Change Healthcare

As the corporation begins the first phase of its Initial Public Offering, we require a CEO who can lead us through this important transition. CEO de Crescenzo has done an excellent job managing the Anonymous Notes to Neil forum, adroitly forwarding questions to dissembling lackeys. Under his leadership, management has done a superb job distracting soon to be former employees with bread and circuses like delayed hourly raises below inflation, celebration of PC social justice warrior holidays and …

Apple unveils new health features in iOS 13

2 weeks ago

Yesterday, at Apple's Apple's annual WWDC developer conference, the company unveiled iOS13 their new mobile operating system. As expected, there were several health related features added to the latest software update, including iPhone and Apple Watch users now being able to monitor hearing health over time and menstrual cycles and symptoms.

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