Mealey's Health Law - 4th Circuit Upholds Conviction, Forfeiture Ruling In Ambulance Fraud Case

Mealey's Health Law - 4th Circuit Upholds Conviction, Forfeiture Ruling In Ambulance Fraud Case

RICHMOND, Va. - A Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on June 23 affirmed the conviction and forfeiture order requiring the president of a medical transportation company to forfeit almost $1 million after finding that there was sufficient evidence presented to a jury showing that he knowingly submitted false claims to Medicare and a private insurance company for the transportation of three dialysis patients who did not medically require the company's services (United States of America v. Eddie Wayne Louthian Sr., No. 13-4231, 4th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 11752).

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