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Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Telemedicine Company Pleads Guilty to $424 Million Conspiracy to Defraud Medicare and Receive Illegal Kickbacks in Exchange for Orders of Durable Medical Equipment

The owner and chief executive officer (CEO) of a telemedicine company pleaded guilty today for his role in one of the largest health care fraud schemes ever investigated by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and prosecuted by the Department of Justice, which resulted in charges in April 2019 against 24 defendants.

Read more on www.justice.gov

Action Details

  • Date:September 6, 2019
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions,
    • Medicare Fraud Strike Force