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Feds break up $1.2B Medicare orthopedic brace scam

Federal authorities said Tuesday they’ve broken up a $ 1.2 billion Medicare scam that peddled unneeded orthopedic braces to hundreds of thousands of seniors via foreign call centers. The Justice Department announced charges against 24 people across the U.S., including doctors accused of writing bogus prescriptions for unneeded back, shoulder, wrist and knee braces. Others… Read More »