11 plead guilty in $300 million health care fraud case in Texas that included kickbacks

All 11 people charged in a $300 million health care fraud conspiracy in Texas have pleaded guilty to charges including conspiracy, concealing a felony and paying and receiving health care kickbacks, according to the Department of Justice.

The 11 defendants included two medical doctors, the CEO of Spectrum and Unified, owners and employees of marketing firms, an investor and the co-founders of Reliable Labs, LLC, according to the release. The two doctors and eight others were indicted Feb. 9. The final defendant was charged March 16.

The first 10 defendants filed plea papers on Feb. 11, two days after being indicted, and the final defendant filed plea papers on April 6 and entered her plea on April 13, according to the news release.

Court documents showed the crimes took place between 2015 and 2018.

Source: 11 plead guilty in $300 million health care fraud case in Texas that included kickbacks / Forth Worth Star-Telegram

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