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Washington D.C. Terminates Six Home Health Agencies Following Investigation

The Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) announced Friday that it will terminate six home care agencies from Washington, D.C.’s Medicaid program, following their alleged involvement in a recent fraud investigation. Effective July 15, 2014, the six providers that will receive termination notices include ABA Home Health Care; Nursing Enterprises; Nursing Unlimited; T&N Reliable Nursing […]

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Home Health Agency Owner Receives Six Years for Medicare Fraud Scheme

A Detroit-area home health agency owner has been sentenced to serve six years in prison for his role in a $13.8 million Medicare fraud scheme. Zahir Yousafzai, 44, was sentenced May 22 by U.S. District Judge Gerald Rosen in the eastern district of Michigan. In addition to his prison term, Yousafzai was sentenced to three […]

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Medicare Fraud Sweep Nets $223 Million, 89 Arrests for False Billings

A nationwide takedown by Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations in eight cities has resulted in 89 arrests for alleged participation in Medicare fraud schemes involving $223 million in false billing, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Wednesday. The cumulative arrests represented the sixth national Medicare fraud takedown in the Strike Force’s history, […]

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Detroit Jury Convicts Three in $14 Million Home Health Care Scheme

A federal jury in Detroit convicted three individuals for their participation in a nearly $15 million Medicare home health fraud scheme.  Shahzad Mizra, 43, a physical therapist; Jigar Patel, 30, a physical therapy assistant; and Srinivas Reddy, 38, a foreign medical student lacking a license to practice medicine were each found guilty of one count […]

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Miami Home Health Fraud Scheme Nets 10 Arrests

The owner of a former Miami home health agency as well as nine additional participants have been indicted for their roles in a Medicare fraud scheme that allegedly bilked the federal government out of $12.5 million.  The defendants, including former owner of Marcialed and Sacred Health, Vicente Diaz, were indicted on 59 counts from health care […]

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