$374 Million Home Health Care Fraud Case Concludes

The FBI has wrapped up the largest ever home health care fraud case, which centered around a $374 million scheme in Texas and involved seven individuals, the agency stated in a post on Monday. The sentencing of Cynthia Stiger, 52, of Dallas, in October to 10 years in prison marked the end of the major fraud case, which spanned eight […]

Trumpcare Passage, Medicaid Changes in Sight

While the nation stood transfixed by former FBI director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate, that same body moved closer to putting forth a Trumpcare bill—potentially signaling major changes to the way home health companies receive Medicaid payments. The under-the-radar movement was enough to prompt one Washington insider, speaking before a health care conference in […]

Home Health Aides Gambled, Vacationed Instead of Providing Services

A group of St. Louis-based home health aides are accused of falsifying Medicaid timesheets for personal care services when they were actually gambling, vacationing or performing work elsewhere, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ). In total, six home health care workers and patients were charged with making false statements. “Home health care is not only […]

Miami Woman Gets 6 Years For $6.5 Million Home Health Fraud Scheme

The owner and operator of a Miami, Fla., home health care company was sentenced to more than six years in prison Monday for her alleged participation in a $6.5 million Medicare fraud scheme, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced.  Cruz Sonia Collado, 64, was an owner and operator of the now-defunct home health care […]