Clinic and pharmacies re-billed the government for anti-psychotic medications
By Adolfo Flores, Veronica Rocha and Jason Wells
October 27, 2011 | 6:40 p.m.
Fifteen people were arrested Thursday on suspicion of taking part in an elaborate $18-million Medicare fraud scheme that officials say involved a Glendale medical clinic and a pharmacy in San Marino.
The scheme involved so-called “prescription harvesting,” in which Manor Medical Imaging Clinic and San Gabriel Valley pharmacies allegedly re-billed the government repeatedly for anti-psychotic medications, according to a federal criminal complaint unsealed Thursday. FULL STORY