Healthcare Fraud

  • US: Indian-origin physician indicted in $12 mn fraud 20-11-2012 11:16 PM

    New York: An Indian-origin physician in New York has been indicted on charges of perpetrating a $12 million healthcare fraud scheme and faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted. Utica-based physician Dilip Kachare, 58, has pleaded not guilty to the charges and was released on his own recognizance...
  • Indian-American couple charged with $ 8.8 mn fraud 12-07-2012 10:32 AM

    New York: An Indian-American couple has been charged by US federal authorities for running a healthcare fraud scheme in which they claimed over $8 million through false medical bills. Usha Shah and Deepak Shah, both 63, of Michigan were charged in a federal indictment for their participation in a series...
  • Glaxo settles healthcare fraud case for $3 billion 03-07-2012 09:54 AM

    Washington: GlaxoSmithKline Plc agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor criminal charges and pay $3 billion to settle what government officials on Monday described as the largest case of healthcare fraud in US history. The agreement, which still needs court approval, would resolve allegations that the British drugmaker broke US laws...
  • 6 Indian-Americans caught in US Medicare fraud 18-02-2011 06:24 PM

    Washington: At least six Indian Americans are among more than 100 doctors, nurses and health care executives arrested by the authorities in the biggest US crackdown on Medicare fraud. In all, 111 persons were arrested in nine cities across the nation on Thursday on charges of making false billings to...
  • Fraudulent Indian-American doc jailed in US 02-02-2011 10:56 AM

    Boston: An Indian-American doctor has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a US court for committing health care fraud with his wife and has been ordered to forfeit over $43 million in cash and property gained through the fraud. Arun Sharma, 56, conspired with his wife Kiran Sharma...