5th Circuit Affirms Woman's Conviction For Medicare Fraud

5th Circuit Affirms Woman's Conviction For Medicare Fraud

NEW ORLEANS - A Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel in an unpublished opinion on Aug. 9 affirmed the conviction of a woman for health care fraud related to the false billing of Medicare claims following Hurricane Katrina (United States of America v. Paula Whitfield, No. 10-20505, 5th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 16618).

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