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Detroit Clinic Owner, Doctor and Office Manager Indicted in Medicare Infusion Fraud Scheme
Date:10/9/2009

Clinic Manager Pleads Guilty to Participating in Conspiracy

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Miami-Dade County, Fla., residents have been indicted in connection with an alleged $2.3 million Medicare fraud scheme operated out of X-Press Center, a Detroit-area clinic that purported to specialize in providing injection and infusion therapies, Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division Lanny A. Breuer, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan Terrence Berg and Daniel R. Levinson, Inspector General of the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced today. In addition, a former manager at X-Press Center pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud in connection with her management of the clinic.

Juan De Oleo, 49, Rosa Genao, M.D., 50, and Ingrid Mazorra, 35, were each indicted by a grand jury in Detroit with conspiracy to commit health care fraud and five counts of substantive health care fraud. Genao and Mazorra were also charged with one count of destroying records relevant to a federal investigation. In addition, De Oleo was charged with two counts of money laundering. The superseding indictment unsealed today added De Oleo, Genao and Mazorra to a pending indictment unsealed on June 24, 2009, charging seven defendants with alleged crimes related to their involvement with X-Press Center.

According to the superseding indictment, De Oleo was a part owner of X-Press Center, Genao was a physician employed at X-Press Center, and Mazorra was the clinic's office manager. The indictment alleges that De Oleo and his co-conspirators agreed to open a fraudulent infusion and injection therapy clinic, and to split the proceeds of fraud among themselves. According to the indictment, Medicare beneficiaries received kickbacks in return for visiting the clinic and signing forms indicating that they received treatments that were medically unnecessary or never pro
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