Nurse Fraudster Pleads Guilty in $45 Million Home Health Scheme

Following a months-long investigation of three, Illinois-based home health agencies, a nurse who helped run the companies has pleaded guilty to her role in a Medicare fraud scheme totaling $45 million, according to court documents. Administrator and director of nursing at Donnarich Home Health Care Inc., Pathways Home Health Services LLC and Josdan Home Health […]

Home Care Director Admits Guilt in $45 Million Fraud Scheme

A former home health care executive has pleaded guilty for her part in a fraud scheme worth $45 million that involved falsifying medical records of Medicare beneficiaries. Avelina Fiel, the former director of nursing of Illinois-based Pathways Home Health Services LLC, pled guilty this week to a single count of conspiracy to commit health care […]

Chicago Couple Indicted in $45 Million Home Health Fraud Scheme

A couple who co-owned three Lincolnwood, Illinois, home health agencies were indicted last week in a Chicago federal court for their participation in a Medicare fraud scheme that allegedly bilked taxpayers out of as much as $45 million. Richard Tinimbang and his wife, Maribel Tinimbang, allegedly carried the scheme out through the three home health […]