Pharmacists, Pharmacy Owners, and Doctors Sentenced in Texas Compounding Pharmacy Healthcare Fraud Scheme

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Nine Texans have been sentenced to anywhere from 18 months to 20 years for their parts in a $126 million compounding fraud scheme. The group sentenced in this healthcare fraud scheme includes three compounding pharmacy owners, a physician, two pharmacists, and three patient recruiters sentenced in this compounding pharmacy scheme. According to the U.S. Department…

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South Florida Man Who Received Kickbacks in $73M Genetic Testing Scheme Pleads Guilty to Medicare Fraud

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Just before his Medicare fraud trial was to start, a Florida man who helped recruit telemedicine doctors as part of a $73 million genetic testing scheme to defraud Medicare pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks. Michael Stein admitted that he, through his company 1523 Holdings LLC, agreed to receive $50,000 per month in exchange for recruiting…

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Former Florida Marketer Charged with DME Fraud, in violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute, Bilking Medicare out of $100M

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A former Florida resident living in Puerto Rico has been charged for his role in a $101 million durable medical equipment (DME) kickback scheme. Raheel Naviwala, 34, was charged with conspiracy to violate the federal Anti-Kickback Statute. According to court documents, Naviwala and his conspirators owned and operated several call centers (NAVIWALA Supply Companies) through…

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