Former WellCare Execs Found Guilty Of Health Care Fraud

Law360, Miami (June 10, 2013, 5:59 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal jury on Monday returned a mixed verdict against four former WellCare Health Plans Inc. executives, finding each guilty of health care fraud but failing to agree on charges that they conspired in a $40 million scheme to defraud state-funded health care providers.

After deliberating for weeks, a jury in the Middle District of Florida found former WellCare CEO Todd Farha, former Chief Financial Officer Paul L. Behrens and ex-Vice President of WellCare subsidiary Harmony Behavioral Health Inc. William L. Kale guilty of two...
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