Medicare Recruiter Gets 5 Years For $205M Fraud

Law360, New York (August 23, 2012, 12:33 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a Medicare patient recruiter to 57 months in prison and ordered him to pay nearly $1 million in restitution for taking kickbacks as part of a massive $205 million home health care fraud.

U.S. District Judge Patricia A. Seitz ordered Curtis Gates to pay $984,250 in restitution. She sentenced him on one count of conspiracy to receive health care kickbacks. Gates was convicted by a federal jury in June along with four other defendants who participated in the scheme:...
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