Health Care Fraud
A nationwide health care fraud sweep that led to charges against hundreds of doctors, nurses and pharmacy owners includes four cases being prosecuted in Chicago.
A north suburban man, partial owner of a hospice company, has been charged with health care fraud for improperly classifying patients into more lucrative care, according to federal prosecutors.
A former fundraiser for ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has agreed to plead guilty to health care fraud charges unrelated to his ties to the two disgraced politicians.
Federal authorities have charged a home health care business operator with bilking Medicare out of at least $20 million.