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Five Defendants Sentenced in South Florida to Prison Terms for Their Roles in Tricare and Medicare Fraud Scheme

MIAMI - This week, U.S. District Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga sentenced five defendants, including a doctor, to federal prison terms for their roles in a scheme that defrauded Tricare and Medicare out of more than $9.6 million. The defendants tricked beneficiaries into having the federal health care programs pay for medically unnecessary compounded prescription medicines and cancer genetic tests.

Read more on www.justice.gov

Action Details

  • Date:February 27, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions

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