Health Care Fraud
CHICAGO | A Chicago doctor pleaded guilty Wednesday to inflating bills for patients he treated at surgery centers in Hobart and East Chicago.
AMARILLO, Texas | A Crown Point orthodontist was sentenced Tuesday to more than four years in federal prison and ordered to pay about $1.8 million in restitution for health care fraud, Texas federal prosecutors said.
HAMMOND | A Hammond woman agreed Monday to plead guilty to submitting fraudulent Indiana Medicaid claims, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | Accusing former Merrillville “Nose Doc” Mark Weinberger of using "his patients like an ATM," a federal judge sentenced the defendant to seven years in federal prison Friday.
MERRILLVILLE | The only way an indicted former Merrillville doctor could have accomplished express sinus surgeries on his patients would have been with the efficiency of a hand grenade, a local attorney contends.
CHICAGO | What does a former sinus doctor indicted for health care fraud and once featured on the "America's Most Wanted" fugitive television program do to keep busy once he's caught?
CHICAGO | Chicago officials are teaming up with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois on health care fraud detection and prevention.
HAMMOND | A judge has rejected several motions indicted former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger filed on his own behalf, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | A federal judge has granted indicted former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger his request for a new attorney but cautioned the defendant against representing himself in an upcoming fraud trial.
HAMMOND | The health care fraud trial of a former Merrillville ear, nose and throat doctor will move to South Bend from Hammond.
HAMMOND | A Merrillville doctor facing almost two dozen federal health care fraud charges is trying to get his case moved from Hammond to Lafayette or Fort Wayne.
A federal judge rejects Dr. Mark Weinberger's plea agreement for a four-year prison term. The Times takes you to the federal courthouse for more.
HAMMOND | A federal judge rejected the plea agreement in the health care fraud case of Merrillville's notorious Nose Doctor on Wednesday.
HAMMOND | A federal judge ruled to allow about a dozen letters from former patients of a Merrillville ear, nose and throat doctor to enter the docket for the doctor's health care fraud case.
SOUTH BEND | A Gary man charged with swindling more than $1.9 million from Indiana Medicaid funds was indicted Thursday for his alleged billing schemes with two ambulance companies.
HAMMOND | A federal judge sentenced an Illinois woman to nearly three years in prison for helping a friend run a health care fraud scheme in Griffith that banked more than $400,000.
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