Two Sisters Captured For Medicare Fraud

March 16, 2011
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Their crimes go back to Detroit for the tune of around $4 million in billing Medicare for drug therapies that were either not necessary or not performed at a clinic in Dearborn over the period of 18 months.  It pays to put a list out as you never know who may see the names and faces as the web is world wide and tips can come from anywhere today. 

Their crimes go back to Detroit for the tune of around $4 million in billing Medicare for drug therapies that were either not necessary or not performed at a clinic in Dearborn over the period of 18 months.  It pays to put a list out as you never know who may see the names and faces as the web is world wide and tips can come from anywhere today. 

This is pretty hot stuff and is updated as to when the folks on the list get captured.  There’s even a place on the site where you can report information about any of those listed on the “Most Wanted List” for healthcare fraud.  To report one can either fill in the form on the website or call the hotline, toll-free, 1-888-476-4453.  BD

HHS Creates ‘Most Wanted’ List Website for Healthcare Fraud – Office of the Inspector General

The hunt for two sisters wanted for health care fraud in the Detroit area ended when they were arrested as they tried to board a plane in Colombia, authorities said Tuesday.
Caridad Guilarte, 54, and Clara Guilarte, 56, were on a most-wanted list on the website of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which runs Medicare.
The sisters are charged with collecting more than $4 million from Medicare for drug therapies that were unnecessary or not performed at a clinic in Dearborn over an 18-month period.
The Guilartes were taken to Miami on Monday, a day after they were arrested while trying to board a plane in Colombia, FBI spokeswoman Sandra Berchtold said.

Sisters charged with health fraud caught overseas – chicagotribune.com


   

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