Miami Woman Bilks Medicare Out of $74 Million in Home Health Fraud Scheme

A Miami resident who owned a home health care company and was the administrator of another pleaded guilty for her involvement in a $74 million Medicare fraud scheme. Elsa Ruiz, 45, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Marcia G. Cooke to one count of conspiracy to commit heath care fraud. According to court documents, Ruiz […]

Home Health Company Employee Sentenced in $74 Million Fraud Scheme

The administrator and employee of two Miami home health care companies has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for her role in a kickback fraud scheme amounting to $74 million.  Former administrator of LTC Professional Consultants and employee of Professional Home Care Solutions Inc., Myriam Acevedo, 63, of Miami pleaded guilty in May for […]