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Two Owners of Telemedicine Companies Charged for Roles in $56 Million Conspiracy to Defraud Medicare and Receive Illegal Kickbacks in Exchange for Orders of Orthotic Braces

WASHINGTON - The owners of two telemedicine companies were charged in an indictment unsealed yesterday for allegedly orchestrating a nationwide scheme to receive kickbacks and bribes in exchange for the ordering of medically unnecessary orthotic braces (braces) for beneficiaries of Medicare.

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Action Details

  • Date:February 5, 2020
  • Agency:Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions,
    • Medicare Fraud Strike Force