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Investigations | Office of the Inspector General, SSA

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Former Owner and Operator of Jannah Healthcare Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Pay $1.1M Restitution for Tax Evasion. DATE: Thursday, October 29, 2020.

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Audits and Investigations | Office of the Inspector ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Access OIG’s comprehensive archive of audit reports and investigations that have been conducted from 1996 to present. You may view the audits and investigations in PDF or text format.

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New Law Restricts Social Security Numbers on Mailed ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 27, 2017  · Although the SSN has become a basic requirement in Federal, State and local government records, and for numerous services such as health care, that was not the intent of the number when created in 1936.

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About the OIG | Office of the Inspector General, SSA

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Inspector General Act of 1978 was passed in the wake of the Watergate scandal, as a means of ensuring integrity and accountability in the Executive Branch. The law created independent and objective organizations to conduct and supervise audits and investigations relating to agency programs and operations.

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OIG's Special Agents: Enforcing Federal Laws | Office of ...

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Audit Work Plan Fiscal Year 2021 | Office of the Inspector ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Audit Work Plan Fiscal Year 2021. Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020. View the PDF. Office Affiliation: The Office of Audit. The reviews described in the Plan are designed to address those areas that are most vulnerable to fraud, waste, and abuse. Since 1997, we have provided our perspective on the top challenges facing SSA management to the ...

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Eagle Woman Sentenced to 37 Months for Health Care Fraud ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Eagle Woman Sentenced to 37 Months for Health Care Fraud. From the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Idaho: BOISE - Karina Renee Moore, 48, of Eagle, was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for health care fraud, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced today. U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill also ordered Moore to serve three years of ...

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OIG In the News | Office of the Inspector General, SSA

Posted: (0 seconds ago) DATE: Thursday, March 4, 2021. SUMMARY: AARP reports on National Slam the Scam Day and that imposters are using the names of real officials at the SSA or its Office of the Inspector General. Social Security scammers swindled $45 million from people last year. Here's how to avoid becoming a victim. (link is external) DATE: Thursday, March 4, 2021.

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Retired Judge, Attorney and Psychologist Indicted in $600 ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) From the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division:. WASHINGTON--A retired administrative law judge, a lawyer and a psychologist were charged in a federal indictment unsealed today for their roles in a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $600 million in federal disability payments for …

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3 Georgia Residents Sentenced from Health Care Fraud ...

  Augusta, GA

Posted: (0 seconds ago) From the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Georgia: AUGUSTA, Ga: A Martinez man has been sentenced to federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $1.5 million in restitution for defrauding government healthcare and disability programs. Jonathan Duane Austin, 32, of Martinez, Ga., was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $1,473,377.51 in restitution by U.S ...

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Florida Residents Charged with Social Security Fraud in ...

  Tampa, FL

Posted: (0 seconds ago) From the U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida: Tampa, FL – United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell announced today an unprecedented nationwide sweep led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force in 36 federal districts, resulting in criminal and civil charges ...

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The Work of the Office of Investigations | Office of the ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Use this option to filter reports by report type. Selecting "Any" will not filter the results.

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Six Individuals Charged with Federal Identity Fraud Crimes ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) “The Medicaid program is a partnership between the federal government and the states to provide healthcare to some of the most vulnerable members of society,” said Phillip M. Coyne, Special Agent in Charge, Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health …

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SSA's Affordable Care Act – Health Insurance Exchange ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Beginning October 1, 2013, U.S. citizens and lawful aliens began using Health Insurance Marketplaces to obtain health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Marketplaces review applications to determine their eligibility for, or exemption from, Insurance Affordability Programs.

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Sanctioned Medical Providers and Medical Evidence of ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has the authority to exclude individuals and entities from federally funded health care programs and maintains the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities —a list of all excluded individuals and entities, also known as sanctioned medical providers (SMP).

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Former Adult Day Care Activity Center Owner in San Antonio ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) By pleading guilty, Moses admitted that while operating two Scherry’s Adult Day Activity Centers in San Antonio, she fraudulently billed the Medicaid Managed Care Organizations known as Amerigroup of Texas, Inc., Molina Healthcare of Texas, Inc. and Superior Health Plan, Inc., for adult day care services that were never rendered to Medicaid ...

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National Health Care Fraud Takedown Results in Charges ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) “Health care fraud and opioid abuse are threats to this country, both in terms of the well-being of patients and the viability of government health care programs,” said Shimon R. Richmond, Special Agent in Charge for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General.

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Former Owner and Operator of Jannah Healthcare Sentenced ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 29, 2020  · Ms. Joseph was the owner and operator of Jannah Home Health Care, LLC (“Jannah”), a home health business providing personal care services primarily to Medicaid recipients in the Milwaukee area. Last year, a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Ms. Joseph with three counts of tax evasion, in violation of 26 U.S.C. § 7201.

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Former Tribal Chair Indicted for Embezzlement and Theft ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) From the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota: United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced today that a former Crow Creek Sioux Tribe councilmember and chair was indicted by a federal grand jury for embezzlement & theft from an Indian tribal organization, and aiding and abetting.

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Former Owner and Operator of Jannah Healthcare Charged ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Ms. Joseph was the owner and operator of Jannah Home Health Care, LLC (“Jannah”), a home health business providing personal care services primarily to Medicaid recipients in the Milwaukee area. According to the indictment, Joseph received more than $1.8M from Jannah in 2013, 2014, and 2015, but failed to file federal income tax returns for ...

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Stopping Payments, Detecting Fraud after Beneficiary ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 04, 2019  · We will continue to explore ways for SSA to identify all beneficiary deaths, and we will continue to pursue those who fraudulently use someone else’s benefits after death. If you want to report any type of Social Security fraud, you can do so online at https://oig.ssa.gov/report, or call 1-800-269-0271 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time ...

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Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) BOSTON - A former employee of Tufts Health Plan was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for stealing the identifying information of over 8,000 Medicare customers. Lynrolte Cezaire, 29, of Medford, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. to two years and one day in prison and two years of supervised release.

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Virginia Woman Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Medicaid ...

  Richmond, VA

Posted: (0 seconds ago) RICHMOND, Va. – A Fredericksburg woman was sentenced today to two years in prison for a $246,000 healthcare fraud. According to court documents, Raven M. Zaal, 39, is the mother of a Medicaid eligible disabled child who was entitled to receive home health care services from attendants.

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Bucks County Man Pleads Guilty to Faking a Military Career ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) From the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania: PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Richard Meleski, 58, of Chalfont, PA, pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including healthcare fraud, mail fraud, stolen valor, and aiding and abetting straw purchases of firearms.

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Tri-State Cardiologist Sentenced for Involvement in $19 ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Article from the US Attorney's Office, Distric of New Jersey here.. NEWARK, N.J. – A well-known cardiologist and the founder, CEO and sole owner of two large medical services companies in New Jersey and New York was sentenced today to 78 months in prison and ordered to pay $19 million in restitution for conspiring in a multimillion-dollar health care fraud scheme that subjected thousands of ...

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CEO and CFO of Lexington Medical Companies Plead Guilty to ...

  Lexington, KY

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 11, 2020  · From the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Kentucky: LEXINGTON, Ky. - Ann Sonderman Giles, 56, and Lu Anne Wallace, 66, both of Lexington, pled guilty on Thursday, before U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell, to conspiring to defraud the United States. According to their plea agreements, from January 2014 through July 2017, Wallace and Giles served as the Chief Executive …

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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Funds Used ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) On February 17, 2009, the President signed the Recovery Act into law. SSA has used Recovery Act funds in developing the Health Information Technology (HIT) process.For this review, we selected four contracts. The purpose of these contracts was to expand the number of healthcare providers participating in the Nationwide Health information Network.

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Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to Prison for Disclosing ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) In 2010, Lubin began working at Tufts Health Plan in Watertown. During her employment, she gave lists of customers’ personal identification information to a Florida man, Sniders Jean-Jacques, who was involved with her brother, Marvin Lubin, in a scheme to steal Social Security benefits and to collect fraudulent income tax refunds by using ...

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Investigations | Office of the Inspector General, SSA

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to Prison for Disclosing Personal Information of Healthcare Customers DATE: Wednesday, May 31, 2017: Ohio Man Sentenced to Prison for SSN Misuse, Veterans Affairs Fraud DATE: Thursday, June 1, 2017

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Miami Psychiatrist Sentenced to 151 Months in Prison ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) For his crimes, Mendez-Villamil, who pleaded guilty in May to federal charges of healthcare and immigration fraud and filing false claims, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno to 12 years and seven months in federal prison, three years of probation and ordered to repay $50.6 million to the four government agencies.

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National Health Care Fraud Takedown Results in Charges ...

  Savannah, GA

Posted: (0 seconds ago) From the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Georgia: SAVANNAH, GA: Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Secretary Alex M. Azar III, announced today the largest ever health care fraud enforcement action involving 601 charged defendants across 58 federal districts, including 165 doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals ...

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Explaining the Fraud-Reporting Process | Office of the ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) We get a lot of reports about Medicare fraud, for example, which we have to send to the Department of Health & Human Services OIG, or identity theft, which go to the Federal Trade Commission. Impose civil monetary penalties against people who make false statements or omissions—they fail to report something—to SSA.

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Dominican National Sentenced for False Identity Crimes ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Acting United States Attorney Nathaniel R. Mendell; William S. Walker, Acting Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston; and Phillip M. Coyne, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General made the announcement today.

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Pennsylvania Man and Woman Charged with Defrauding ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jason’s former wife, Laurie Ehrhart, is charged in an indictment with one count of health care fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. According to the charges, a veteran who was a former resident of Perry County, Pennsylvania, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis while serving in the U.S. Army in 1985.

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Investigations | Office of the Inspector General, SSA

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to Prison for Disclosing Personal Information of Healthcare Customers DATE: Wednesday, May 31, 2017: Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to 4 Months in Prison for Supplemental Security Income Fraud DATE: Thursday, April 14, 2016: Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Identity Theft and Social Security ...

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Miami Woman Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Repay $33 ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Maritza Exposito, 57, of Miami, was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, based on her guilty plea to Conspiracy to Commit Healthcare Fraud and Wire Fraud on March 7, 2016. In addition to the prison term, Exposito was sentenced to three years’ supervised release and ordered to pay restitution of $16.7 million to SSA; $7.2 million to the Department of Health and ...

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Montgomery County Man Indicted for Faking a Military ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) From the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania: PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Richard Meleski, 58, of Chalfont, PA, was arrested and charged by Indictment with healthcare fraud, mail fraud, Stolen Valor, creating fraudulent military discharge papers, and making false statements stemming from his scheme to defraud the Veterans ...

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Washington Woman Sentenced for Disability Fraud Scheme ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Date: A 36-year-old Steilacoom, Washington woman was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 60 days home confinement and 100 hours of community service for defrauding Social Security Disability and the U.S. Army healthcare system of more than $100,000 in benefits, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes.

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Florida Man Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Wire ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) While operating his business and defrauding customers, Thompson also fraudulently collected Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid healthcare benefits. SSI is a program designed to provide support for low-income individuals, generally who are unable to work due to a disability.

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Dominican National Indicted for Identity Theft, Theft of ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) From the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Rhode Island: PROVIDENCE – A Dominican national living in Providence who, since at least 1994, allegedly used the stolen Social Security number and other personal identifying information of a person who lived in Puerto Rico and who subsequently passed away in September 2018, to fraudulently gain a U.S. passport and federally-funded food and health ...

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The Work of the Office of Investigations | Office of the ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Florida Residents Charged with Social Security Fraud in Massive Healthcare Fraud Takedown Type: Investigation Date : Wed, 6/22/2016: Couple sentenced for laundering over $500,000 on behalf of India-based phone scammers Type: Investigation Date : Thu, 4/29/2021: Louisiana Man Charged With Defrauding His Employer and Filing False Tax Return Type ...

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Dominican National Pleads Guilty to Misusing a Social ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Juan Baez, 57, who previously resided in Roslindale, pleaded guilty to one count of false representation of a Social Security number and one count of making a false statement relating to health care matters. U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young scheduled sentencing for Oct. 4, 2021.

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Former CEO of Virginia Home Health Care Provider Sentenced ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) From the U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Virginia: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA – The former CEO of a home health care provider that operated in the Western District of Virginia, and who previously pled guilty to a pair of federal criminal charges, was sentenced today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Charlottesville, announced United States ...

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