California

California Health Care Provider To Pay $270 Million To Settle Medicare Fraud Claims

A California health care provider agreed to pay the Federal government $270 million to settle allegations that it fraudulently inflated claims to Medicare. HealthCare Partners Holdings LLC, d/b/a DaVita Medical Holdings LLC faced charges by the Department of Justice for […]... [Read More]

Seven Ambulance Companies Pay $21 Million To Settle Allegations of Medicare and Medicaid Kickback Scheme

A handful of ambulance companies in Texas and California have agreed to pay to the Federal government a total in $21 million to settle allegations that they conspired to run a kickback scheme to obtain referrals for services billable to […]... [Read More]

Los Angeles Doctor Convicted In $4.1 Million Medicare Conspiracy

A California jury last week found a Los Angeles doctor guilty of conspiracy in relation to allegations that he was involved in a Medicare kickback scheme with a local home health care agency. Prosecutors say Dr. Kanagasabai Kanakeswaran, M.D., was […]... [Read More]

California Company Pays $65 Million To Settle Medicare Fraud Claims

A California health care provider and its CEO have agreed to pay $65 million to settle claims made by the United States government that it defrauded Medicare by submitting false claims for services rendered to its patients. Federal investigators say […]... [Read More]

Buccaneers’ Eric Wright Charged with DUI

Tampa Bay Buccaneer Eric Wright was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of felony DUI after an injury accident in downtown Los Angeles. Wright signed a five-year, $37 million contract with the Bucs in March. Los Angeles police said officers […]... [Read More]