On September 18, 2018, Clearwater doctor Jayam Krishna Iyer pleaded guilty to Medicare and Medicaid fraud. According to the plea agreement, Dr. Iyer used her NPI number and medical license to distribute narcotics, including oxycodone, to patients with whom she had no...
Month: September 2018
Texas Supreme Court Rules Xerox Subsidiary Must Defend Fraud Claims Alone
Recently, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that Conduent, a Xerox subsidiary, must defend the State's False Claims Act case on its own. Conduent sought to add providers to the State's action, accusing Conduent of widespread Medicaid fraud stemming from its "porous"...
Middle District of Florida Continues to Actively Pursue Healthcare Fraud
On August 28, 2018, the Middle District of Florida U.S. Attorney, Maria Chapa Lopez, announced a $4M settlement with Dermatology Healthcare, LLC and its owners. According to the settlement agreement, from January 1, 2011, to December 31, 2016, the United States...