Posted On: July 17, 2010 by Robert David Malove

Feds Announce Largest Healthcare Fraud Takedown Underway

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ericHolder.jpgMIAMI (July 16) - U.S. Agents have arrested 94 doctors, health care owners, and executives in a nation-wide crack down on fraudulent medicare billing, U.S. Attorney General and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebilius announced today in Miami, where 24 of those people were arrested. After the announcement, Secretary Sebilius visited offices near the Miami airport, where nine people have been arrested since 2004, to see examples of empty storefronts of purported health care businesses.

To read the U.S. Attorney's press release, click: here.

To watch a video of the announcement of the operation produced by the Miami Herald's Chuck Fadely, click: here.