Zahir Yousafzai, the co-owner or operator of four Detroit-area home health agencies involved in a $13.8M Medicare fraud scheme was sentenced to serve 72 months in prison and pay $4.1M in restitution. According to court records, Yousafzai and his co-conspirators paid and directed the payment of various medical professionals, including doctors, nurses, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, to create fictitious patient files to document purported home health services that were never provided. The healthcare companies involved included First Care Home Health Care, Moonlite Home Care, Physicians Choice Home Health Care and Quantum Home Care. DOJ
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