DOJ Charges 14 with COVID-Related Fraud Nearing $150M

May 28, 2021

(Medscape) – The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday announced charges against 14 defendants across the country who allegedly engaged in healthcare fraud schemes that exploited the COVID-19 pandemic and resulted in over $143 million in false billings to Medicare. Among the defendants, a DOJ news release said, were a telemedicine company executive, a physician, marketers, and medical business owners. (Read Full Article)