Fla. Home Health Co. Accused Of Medicare Kickback Scheme

Law360, Miami (July 22, 2013, 7:28 PM EDT) -- The U.S. on Friday intervened in an employee whistleblower suit accusing a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home health care company of bribing doctors with sham marketing positions within the company for their spouses if they referred Medicare patients to the company.

The U.S. Department of Justice said it filed an intervenor complaint against A Plus Home Health Care Inc. and its owner Tracy Nemerofsky for the alleged kickback scheme that dates to 2006.

“Kickback schemes subvert the home health care market place and undermine the integrity of...
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