Medicare fraud: Couple makes illegal money

Jul 12 ,2012 17:16 PM
Medicare fraud: Couple makes illegal money

A couple in the United States, of Indian origin, were charged by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) into their healthcare business. Usha Shah and Deepak Shah, both aged 68 years, faced the indictment for allegedly involving in false claims, which were submitted to Medicare through their company. The total claim was around $8.8 million. The duo run the company Miracle Home Health of Southfield. The indictment said the duo charged the Medicare for home health care services, which were not provided.

Mr and Mrs Shah appeared before the court in Detroit. The FBI acting agent who was also at the court has said that those who steal from the medicare system and collect millions of dollars must be brought to the court of law.

AW Phani

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