Miami Patient Recruiter Gets 9 Years Over $48M Fraud

Law360, Miami (December 4, 2013, 6:16 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a patient recruiter for a Miami health care company to nine years in prison for his role in a $48 million Medicare kickback scheme, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.

U.S. District Judge Federico A. Moreno also sentenced Emilio Amador, 46, to three years of supervised release and ordered him to pay $24 million in restitution, jointly and severally with his co-defendants.

Amador pled guilty in September to participating in the scheme involving Miami-based Caring Nurse Home Health Care...
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