An Indian Rocks Beach businesswoman has plead guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud and filing a false tax return, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tampa recently announced.
Kelly L. Wolfe, 49, faces a maximum 13 years in prison for her crimes. A sentencing hearing has yet to be set.
Additionally, the company Wolfe owned and operated, Regency Inc., has agreed to pay up to $20.3 million to resolve allegations Wolfe and the company violated laws by falsifying documents to fraudulently establish medical equipment companies to bill for unnecessary equipment and for violating the Anti-Kickback Statute. Regency, according to court documents is a durable medical equipment billing and consulting company. It’s based in Largo, documents show.