Medical Supply Company Owner Sentenced for Medicare Fraud

A scheme to defraud Medicare resulted in a three year prison term for the owner of medical supply companies in Kansas City and Raytown, Missouri, who sent claims to Medicare totaling more than $5 million dollars for power wheelchairs but substituted a less expensive motortized scooter to nearly 1,000 beneficiaries. His co-defendants, which included two former physicians, will be sentenced; each facing as much as 10 years in prison and additional fines and restitution.

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