Department of Justice Uses Travel Act to Prosecute Health Care Fraud Not Otherwise Prohibited Under the Anti-Kickback Statute

Posted Mar 30, 2020

In April 2019, a federal jury found seven defendants associated with the Forest Park Medical Center (FPMC) in Dallas, Texas guilty on charges of conspiring to pay or receive health care bribes. The defendants in United States v. Beauchamp were convicted of collecting over $200 million dollars in a kickback scheme under which doctors were paid to refer patients to FPMC.

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