Four Plead Guilty To $20M Medicare Fraud In Miami

By Nathan Hale (January 7, 2014, 7:28 PM EST) -- Two owners of medical clinics in Miami and two other conspirators pled guilty Tuesday in Florida federal court to taking part in a collection of Medicare fraud schemes that cost the government more than $20 million.

The guilty pleas, which involved schemes connected to Flores Home Health Care Inc., were announced by the U.S. Department of Justice. The cases were brought as part of the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, which has now charged more than 1,700 defendants who have billed more than $5.5 billion to Medicare.

"Flores Home Health and these other home health care agencies purported to provide home health...

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