In an effort to put a stop to health care fraud, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in 2007 established the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, which works as part of the department’s larger Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (HEAT). Since its inception, the Strike Force has charged more than 2,300 defendants who have bilked Medicare out of more than $7 billion. The latest lawbreakers to be caught in the DOJ net were accused of operating a $1.5 million Medicare fraud scheme. Amalya Cherniavsky and her husband, Vladislav Tcherniavsky, of Long Beach, Calif., were convicted of defrauding Medicare ... Read More
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