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November 22, 2017

Posted  December 11, 2017

Thaddeus M.S. Bereday, the former general counsel of WellCare Health Plans Inc., a company that operates health maintenance organizations in several states, was sentenced to six months in prison for his role in a $35 million health care fraud scheme.  Specifically, Bereday and others were charged with submitting inflated expenditure information in the WellCare’s annual reports to Florida Medicaid in order to reduce the WellCare HMOs’ contractual payback obligations for behavioral health care services.  DOJ

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