Jury Convicts 4 In $29M Medicaid Billing Scheme

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 6:20 PM EST) -- An Alabama federal jury on Monday convicted the operator of a hemophilia care company and three other individuals for their alleged roles in a $29 million kickback scheme in which Medicaid was billed for unnecessary hemophilia medication.

Lori Brill, who ran Hemophilia Management Specialties Inc., and her estranged husband Butch Brill were found guilty of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, while Chris Vernon and Jeff Vernon, brothers who owned specialty pharmacy MedfusionRx LLC, were found guilty of anti-kickback charges, according to Kenyen R. Brown, the...
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