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Feds charge 138, including doctors, with $1.4 billion in health-care fraud involving telemedicine, Covid, opioids
September 24, 2021 - 9:05 am

The Department of Justice announced criminal charges against 42 medical professionals and nearly 100 other people for alleged health-care fraud that involved about $1.4 billion in suspected losses.

The cases charged include ones that involved the use of telemedicine services as part of the fraud, which alone accounted for approximately $1.1 billion in alleged losses from false and fraudulent claims. Telemedicine employs communications technology to evaluate and treat patients remotely.

Source: CNBC

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/17/doj-charges-138-with-health-care-fraud-including-opioids-covid-telemedicine.html

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