DOJ: Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 90 Individuals for Approximately $260 Million in False Billing

DOJ: Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 90 Individuals for Approximately $260 Million in False Billing

The U.S. Department of Justice issued a press release (the “press release”) covering today’s announcement by Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations in six cities resulted in charges against 90 individuals, including 27 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals, for their alleged participation in fraud schemes involving approximately $260 million in Medicare false claims.