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Doctors, Nurses Among 243 Charged In Million-Dollar Medicare Schemes
National Public Radio

Federal agents have arrested 243 people — including 46 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals — who are accused of running up more than $700 million in false Medicare billings. Charges range from fraud and money laundering to aggravated identity theft and kickbacks.

Attorney General Loretta Lynch calls it “the largest criminal health care fraud takedown in the history of the Department of Justice.”

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