Doctors indicted in $6.9 million Medicaid, Medicare fraud scheme
Low-income and homeless people were recruited in New York to be involved in a Medicaid, Medicare fraud scheme. Those individuals were baited with free shoes, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, to corrupt medical clinics.
Nine doctors and 14 others were the accused. The homeless who had a Medicaid card were given the goods in exchange for test and medical equipment. Between 2012 and 2014 it is believed that $6.9 million was collected.
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