Justice Department Charges Three in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme

The Justice Department on Friday unsealed charges in its largest-ever criminal health-care-fraud case, charging three individuals with using a network of doctors, hospitals and health-care providers across South Florida to improperly bill more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Philip Esformes, the owner of more than 30 Miami-area skilled-nursing and assisted-living …
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