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Grand Jury Targets Medicare HMO

Friday, December 5, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Diane Berg
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Grand Jury Targets Medicare HMO

 

Florida's insurance officials are recommending a state takeover and liquidation of Florida Healthcare Plus, a Medicare Advantage plan accused of submitting $25.2 million in phony bills to Medicare and Florida Medicaid.

 

A federal grand jury in Miamiindicteda doctor and 10 others who worked for the HMO, describing an unusually brazen scam involving enrollment of residents of Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic in the U.S. health care programs. The foreigners were even flown to Miami to further the scheme, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.Read more

 

Source: Health News Florida


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