April 21, 2022
  • The federal government charged 21 people in Medicare fraud schemes, totaling approximately $149 million in false Medicare billing related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The schemes included printing phony vaccination cards and selling fake test results, as well as more complicated scams that enticed older or ailing patients to accept unneeded treatments, tests, and telehealth visits in California, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Utah, and Washington. (Articles here and here)