U.S. Attorney McSwain Announces Charges Against Delaware County Doctor and Medical Office Manager as Part of Nationwide Health Care Fraud Takedown
PHILADELPHIA - United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that three individuals have been charged in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in connection with a nationwide health care fraud takedown that charged 345 defendants across 51 federal districts, including more than 100 doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals. These defendants have been charged with submitting more than $6 billion in alleged fraudulent claims to federal health care programs and private insurers, connected to topics such as telemedicine, substance abuse treatment facilities, and illegal opioid distribution schemes. This is the largest health care fraud and opioid enforcement action in U.S. Department of Justice history.
- Date:September 30, 2020
- Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- Criminal and Civil Actions