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Federal judge sets $50 million bond for Esformes in fraud retrial
Aug 18, 2021
Bond was set at $50 million by a federal judge on Friday for a convicted former skilled nursing facility owner Philip Esformes being retried on unresolved Medicare fraud charges.
‘Parasite’ Esformes convicted in $1.3B nursing home fraud, could face remaining years in prison
Apr 08, 2019
Florida long-term care business mogul Philip Esformes faces the possibility of decades in prison after being convicted Friday in the largest healthcare fraud scheme ever charged by the U.S. Justice Department.
Former hospital director, physician’s assistant plead guilty in $1 billion Esformes fraud case
Jan 24, 2019
Two major players in a billion-dollar nursing home-related fraud case have pled guilty and could face years in prison.
SNF owner led record $1 billion Medicare fraud ring, authorities say
James M. Berklan
Jul 25, 2016
The owner of more than 30 Miami-area nursing homes and assisted living facilities has been charged with leading a national record $1 billion-plus Medicare fraud scheme.
Nursing home operators settle Omnicare kickback case for $5 million
Aug 08, 2013
Two former nursing home executives have agreed to pay $5 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit involving long-term care pharmacy giant Omnicare Inc., according to the Chicago Tribune.
Nursing home operators to face trial over kickback scheme
Jul 26, 2013
Two nursing home operators are set to stand trial to face whistleblower allegations that Omnicare Inc. paid them kickbacks during its purchase of Total Pharmacy.