Halfway House Owner Gets 4 Years For $205M Medicare Scam

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 3:21 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Thursday sentenced the owner of halfway house company New Way Recovery Inc. to more than four years in prison in connection with a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme involving kickbacks from bogus claims for supposed partial hospitalization program services.

U.S. District Judge Kevin Michael Moore handed down the sentence of 51 months incarceration to 41-year-old Hassan Collins, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. In addition to his prison time, Collins was ordered to serve three years of supervised release and...
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