Yet another notch for Detroit Medicare fraud strike force

by bvernia | October 29th, 2009

DOJ announced on October 27 that a Troy, Michigan physical therapist pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the Medicare program through a “Medicare mill” – submitting claims for fictitious physical and occupational therapy services, and paying kickbacks to Medicare beneficiaries for the use of their Medicare numbers and signatures. The therapist admitted to being a coconspirator of another defendant who pleaded guilty at the end of September.

Representing DOJ was Criminal Division Fraud Section trial attorneys John Neal, Benjamin Singer and Gejaa Gobena, along with ED Mich SAUSA Thomas Beimers.

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