10th Sentence Handed Down In Fla. Health Care Fraud Case

Law360, Miami (July 20, 2017, 9:51 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Miami has sentenced the last of 10 South Florida assisted living facility owners charged last year for conspiring with a local pharmacy to defraud Medicare and Medicaid, according to the U.S. Department of Justice and court records.

U.S. District Judge Marcia G. Cooke sentenced Maribel Galvan, 43, of Miami Lakes, on July 12 to one year and one day of imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. She also ordered her to pay $12,000 in restitution, the DOJ said Wednesday in an announcement of the case's completion.

Another federal judge last week also reduced...

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