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Posts tagged "Philip Esformes"

Miami Nursing Home Fraud Jails Esformes for 20 Years

On Sept. 12, a historic Miami nursing home fraud case concluded. Philip Esformes was sentenced to 20 years in prison for using his Miami nursing home to commit, as Law360 described it, “the largest health care fraud case” the U.S. Department of Justice had ever prosecuted. Philip Esformes was the owner and profiting party in … Continue reading Miami Nursing Home Fraud Jails Esformes for 20 Years

Billion-Dollar Medicare Fraud Case Focuses on Miami Nursing Homes

One of the largest Medicare fraud cases on record is currently underway in Florida, and it has assisted living facilities at its center. In 2016, FBI agents arrested Philip Esformes, owner of more than 30 Miami-area nursing and assisted living facilities, Odette Barcha, former director of outreach programs at Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami, … Continue reading Billion-Dollar Medicare Fraud Case Focuses on Miami Nursing Homes