Two plead guilty in healthcare fraud case

McALLEN — The owner and an employee of a now-closed durable medical equipment business each pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud charges, court records show.

Standing before U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez, Everardo Villarreal and Delilah Rae Robles each pleaded guilty to the first of a seven-count indictment accusing them of devising a scheme that allegedly defrauded federal and state healthcare benefit programs of more than $850,000 after submitting more than $1.5 million in claims.

Source: Two plead guilty in healthcare fraud case / The Monitor

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