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South Texas Woman Convicted In $2.5M Medicaid Fraud

Law360, Houston (February 27, 2017, 3:21 PM EST) -- A federal jury convicted a woman who formerly operated a durable medical equipment company in McAllen, Texas, on all 18 counts of defrauding Medicaid through $2.5 million in fraudulent billing for incontinence supplies, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Friday.

Maria Garza, 41, formerly owned Hacienda DME in McAllen and she faces up to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to commit health care fraud, as well as 10 years for each of 11 counts of health care fraud. She faces up to 20 years...
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