Interagency Medicare Fraud Crackdown Snares 111; Individuals Charged in $225 Million Worth of Alleged False Billing

Last week, 111 individuals including doctors, nurses, therapists, and health care company owners and executives in nine U.S. cities were charged with allegedly running schemes that fraudulently billed more than $225 million to the Medicare program. The charges announced by Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Attorney General Eric Holder, FBI…