Miami Health Care Cos. Admit To $200M Medicare Fraud

Law360, New York (May 3, 2011, 6:15 PM EDT) -- American Therapeutic Corp. and Medlink Professional Management Group Inc. pled guilty in Florida on Tuesday to orchestrating an eight-year Medicare fraud scheme that involved more than $200 million in bogus claims for mental health services.

The Miami-based companies pled guilty to all counts listed in a superseding indictment — one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud against each company and an additional 12 counts against American Therapeutic, including conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and to pay and receive illegal health care kickbacks — at...
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