I certainly hope that the HCAF people don’t mind my reposting their blog but I have limited time to write and honestly, I cant ever remember actual patients (if you can call them that) going to jail! This is fascinating in a macabre sort of way.
Of the thousands of people convicted of Medicare fraud in South Florida, only a handful have been patients who took bribes.
On Tuesday in Miami federal court, three beneficiaries were sentenced to prison for accepting $600 a month in kickbacks for letting a local home healthcare agency use their Medicare cards to bill the taxpayer-funded program for fraudulent claims.
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