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Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (HEAT) in Dallas, Houston, and throughout Texas

In May 2009, DOJ and HHS announced the creation of the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (HEAT). With the creation of the new HEAT team the fight against Medicare fraud has become a Cabinet-level priority.

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder pledge to continue fighting waste, fraud and abuse. As of today, DOJ and HHS continue to make progress and succeed in the fight against Medicare fraud.

 

Quick Reference:

August 31, 2011 –Houston Medicare Equipment Company Owner Lands in Federal Prison for Medicare Fraud – Read More

August 23, 2011 –Government Recovers More Than $1.6 Million From Eleven Cities to Resolve Allegations They Caused Improper Medicare and Medicaid Ambulance Claims – Read More

June 29, 2011 – Longview Medical Supplier Sentenced For Health Care Fraud Scheme – Read More

June 22, 2011 – Owners of Houston Health Care Company Plead Guilty to Medicare Fraud – Read More

June 22, 2011 – Owner of Houston Health Care Company Pleads Guilty in Connection with $1.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme – Read More

June 20, 2011 –Owner of Houston Health Care Company Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Medicare – Read More

June 7, 2011 – City of Dallas to Pay $2.47 Million to Resolve Allegations that it Caused Improper Medicare and Medicaid Ambulance Claims – Read More

May 27, 2011 – Federal Jury Convicts Houston Doctor and Others in Medicare Fraud Scheme – Read More

May 26, 2011 – Houston Federal Jury Convicts Patient Recruiter of Medicare Fraud Involving Claims of Hurricane Damage to Power Wheelchairs – Read More

May 18, 2011 – Houston Medical Equipment Company Owner Sentenced to 84 Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud Scheme Involving More Than $2 Million in False Billings – Read More

May 4, 2011 – Houston Federal Jury Convicts Four Defendants in Connection with $5.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme – Read More

May 2, 2011 – DME Company Owner and Marketers Convicted of Defrauding Medicare of Millions – Read More

April 8, 2011 – Houston Registered Nurse Pleads Guilty in Connection with an Alleged $5.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme – Read More

March 11, 2011 – Houston-Area Resident Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme Involving Claims of Hurricane Damage to Power Wheelchairs – Read More

January 20, 2011 – Two Owners of Houston Health Care Company Plead Guilty to Alleged $5.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme – Read More

January 4, 2011 – Houston Doctor Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Role in Medicare Fraud Scheme – Read More