Bankrupt For-Profit Hospital Execs Charged with Medicare & Medicaid Referral Kickbacks

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: OWNER, EXECUTIVES AND PHYSCIANS AT CLOSED SACRED HEART HOSPITAL INDCITED IN ALLEGED MEDICARE REFERRAL KICKBACK CONSPIRACY CHICAGO ― The owner and three other executives of the now-closed Sacred Heart Hospital and four … Continue reading

Lebanese Resident Alien Pleads Guilty to Attempted Chicago Trash Can Bombing Near Wrigley Field Concert

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: CHICAGO MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ATTEMPTED BOMBING ON CROWDED CLARK STREET NEAR WRIGLEY FIELD IN SEPTEMBER 2010 CHICAGO — A Chicago man pleaded guilty today to federal charges for placing a backpack … Continue reading

Doctor Convicted of Excessive Medical Testing

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: PHYSICIAN WHO OPERATED SOUTH SIDE MEDICAL CLINIC CONVICTED OF HEALTH CARE FRAUD INVOLVING UNNECESSARY PATIENT TESTS CHICAGO — A federal jury yesterday convicted Dr. Jaswinder Rai Chhibber, a physician who operated a … Continue reading

John Hammerand Answers ALAW’s McHenry County Board Questionnaire

McHenry County Board member John Hammerand, who is running for re-election in District 4, answers the Questionnaire of the Alliance of Land, Agriculture and Waterbelow: ALAW County Board Candidates Survey: 2012 Primary Election A. Land Use 1. Do you agree … Continue reading

Feds Go After Health Care Businesses for Medicare Kickbacks, Chiropractor from LITH Arrested

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FOURTEEN AREA DEFENDANTS CHARGED IN EIGHT SEPARATE FEDERAL HEALTH CARE FRAUD CASES CHICAGO – One Chicago area physician, two chiropractors, three nurses, a pharmacist, and several home health industry administrators and recruiters … Continue reading