Fla. call center manager convicted in $67M fraudulent testing scheme
Oct 11, 2023 • LabPulse.com
The manager of a Florida call center has been convicted by a federal jury in Ft. Pierce, FL, for his role in a $67 million fraudulent genetic testing scheme.
According to a statement released by the U.S. Department of Justice, Jose Goyos, of West Palm Beach, along with co-conspirators, made telemarketing calls to the primary care physicians of Medicare beneficiaries to get the providers to order medically unnecessary tests based on falsified paperwork.
In some of the calls, Goyos and his employees misrepresented themselves as providers and claimed that the Medicare beneficiaries were mutual patients who had genetic conditions that justified the testing…