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Hundreds ensnared in Justice Department health-care fraud crackdown on $1.3 billion in false billing

Thursday, July 13, 2017  
Posted by: AATA Staff
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A fake drug rehab in Palm Beach recruited addicts with gift cards, strip-club visits and even drugs, federal officials said Thursday, July 13, enabling the company to bill for more than $58 million in false treatments and tests. It’s a scenario often repeated in Southern California, which was part of a massive crackdown on health-care fraud that netted hundreds of arrests across the nation Thursday, including charges against 115 doctors, nurses and licensed medical professionals, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.Read More

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