Manager of California's RL Medical Supply Sentenced for $1M Medicare Fraud Scheme
The manager of a medical supply firm in Tujunga, Calif., has been sentenced to 51 months in federal prison for fraudulently charging Medicare more than $1 million for unnecessary durable medical equipment, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Petros Odachyan, manager of RL Medical Supply, pleaded guilty in June 2010 to conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud. RL Medical Supply submitted more than $1 million in fraudulent claims for Medicare for DME patients did not need or receive. The claims were also supported by forged prescriptions. Medicare paid out approximately $600,000.
Read the release on RL Medical Supply and Petros Odachyan.
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