Feds Bust 91 In $430M Medicare Fraud Crackdown

Law360, New York (October 4, 2012, 4:54 PM EDT) -- Health regulators and law enforcement officials arrested 91 people, including hospital executives, doctors and nurses, for allegedly defrauding Medicare of about $430 million, the attorney general and health secretary announced Thursday.

The arrests are the result of a wide-ranging operation targeting several unrelated alleged fraud schemes in six states. In addition to the arrests, 30 health care providers were suspended or otherwise disciplined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for alleged fraud.

The bust is one of the biggest coordinated efforts against Medicare...
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