Texas Health Care Fraud and Opioid Takedown Results in Charges Against 58 Individuals
The Justice Department announced today a coordinated health care fraud enforcement operation across the state of Texas, involving charges against a total of 58 individuals across all four federal districts in Texas for their alleged involvement in Medicare fraud schemes and networks of "pill mill" clinics resulting in $66 million in losses and 6.2 million pills. Of those charged, 16 were doctors or medical professionals, and 20 were charged for their role in diverting opioids.
- Date:September 18, 2019
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions