Tea Party Nation, National Director, Dee on February 15, 2014
The Department of Health and Human Services added a high-dollar Democratic donor to its list of most-wanted fugitives on Friday in connection with a widespread scheme of alleged Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
Dr. Yousef Kurdy owned and operated a
business called the .
He was arrested on charges of fraud, aggravated identity theft, aiding and
abetting, criminal forfeiture, tax evasion, and violations of anti-kickback
laws in January of 2012. Broadway
According to investigators, Kurdy fraudulently billed Medicare and
’s state Medicaid
agency, over $150,000 for fictional patient visits. Medi-Cal,
“Investigators believe that Kurdy billed for office visits on dates that he was out of town, was attending continuing medical education classes, the patients were out of town, or the patients were deceased,” HHS inspector general said.