December 15, 2016
Posted December 27, 2016
Raciel Leon, manager of Mercy Home Care Inc. and a billing employee for D&D&D Home Health Care Inc. was convicted for his role in a $2.5 million Medicare fraud scheme.
According to evidence presented at trial, Leon and his co-conspirators used the companies to submit false claims to Medicare that were based on services that were not medically necessary, not actually provided and for patients that were procured through the payment of illegal kickbacks to doctors and patient recruiters. DOJ
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