Valnita Turner and Valdie Jackson, respective owners of the home health agencies Houston Compassionate Care and Jackson Home Healthcare, were sentenced for their roles in a $3M Medicare fraud scheme relating to the purchase of stolen patient information used to submit fraudulent claims to Medicare. Turner and Jackson also were charged with billing Medicare for medically unnecessary home health services never ordered by a doctor. Turner was sentenced to serve 151 months in prison and pay $3M in restitution. Jackson was sentenced to serve 12 months in prison and pay $1.5M in restitution. DOJ
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