January 25, 2016

January 29, 2015

Four South Florida residents were sentenced in connection with a long-running $6.2M Medicare fraud scheme involving Professional Medical Home Health LLC, a Miami home health care agency operated for the purpose of billing the Medicare program for expensive physical therapy and home health services that were not medically necessary or actually provided. Dennis Hernandez was sentenced to 120 months in prison and to pay $1,438,186; Jose Alvarez was sentenced to 120 months in prison and to pay $2,972,570; Joel San Pedro was sentenced to 97 months in prison and to pay $4,938,432; Alina Hernandez was sentenced to 24 months in prison and to pay $204,526.05. DOJ

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