Patient Broker Admits Role In $205M Medicare Bribery Scam

Law360, New York (March 14, 2012, 1:17 PM EDT) -- A Miami-area patient broker pled guilty Tuesday to conspiracy charges for his role in a massive kickbacks scheme that has already landed its organizers in prison and that prosecutors said bilked the government out of $205 million in phony Medicare payments.

Mathis Moore, 56, pled guilty in Florida federal court to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and one count of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and pay and receive illegal health care kickbacks. He is scheduled to be sentenced May 29, and...
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