Texas

Houston Psychiatrist Sentenced To 150 Months In Federal Prison For Medicare Fraud

A federal judge sentenced a Houston psychiatrist to over a dozen years in prison last week after being convicted of defrauding Medicare of over $155 million. According to federal prosecutors, Riyaz Mazcuri submitted a series of false claims via Riverside […]... [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]

Texas Rehab Clinic To Pay $6.1 Million On Allegations Of Illegal Medicare Referrals

A Texas rehabilitation services company has agreed to pay federal regulators $6.1 million to settle allegations that the firm violated federal laws by paying kickbacks for Medicare referrals. Investigators say Reliant Rehabilitation Holdings Inc. offered nursing homes the labor of […]... [Read More]

Three Texas Medical Professionals Convicted in Alleged $12.3 MM Medicare Fraud Case

A trio of Texas medical professionals were convicted by a federal jury of charges relating to a home health care fraud scheme in which federal prosecutors say they were involved. Kelly Robinett, M.D., Kingsley Nwanguma, and Joy Ogwuegbu were convicted […]... [Read More]