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Miami Physician Sentenced to 97 Months in Prison for Role in $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami physician Roberto Rodriguez, 54, was sentenced today to 97 months in prison for his role in a Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion services, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attor...

Former National Century Financial Enterprises CEO Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison, Co-owner Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy, Fraud and Money Laundering

Defendants ordered to pay restitution of $2.3 billion and forfeit $1.7 billion WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two former National Century Financial Enterprises (NCFE) executives were sentenced today for their roles in a scheme to deceive investors about the financial health o...

Miami Physician Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for $11 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Prison Sentence One of the Longest Ever Received by a Physician in a Medicare Fraud Case WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Miami physician and nurse were sentenced today to 30 years and seven years in prison, respectively, in connection with their roles in an $11 milli...

HOE Ministries Gives New Hope to Orphans in Ethiopia : Hope For Orphans of Ethiopia Organization to Build Greater Awareness and Solutions to the Soaring Poverty Catastrophe Afflicting Orphaned and Innocent Children in Prison

HOE Ministries, Inc. (Hope for Orphans of Ethiopia), www.hoeministries.org , is a non profit Christian organization founded in January 2007, committed to reaching out to the impoverished orphan children of Ethiopia. WILTON, Conn. (Business Wire EON) November 20, 2008 ...

Miami Physicians Sentenced to Prison for Their Roles in a $6.8 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami physicians Carlos Contreras, 61, and Ramon Pichardo, 58, were sentenced today to 37 months and 48 months in prison, respectively, for defrauding the Medicare program in connection with a $6.8 million HIV infusion fraud scheme, Acting A...

Miami Clinic Owner Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami clinic owner Nayda Freire, 61, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for defrauding the Medicare program in connection with a $10.9 million HIV infusion fraud scheme, Acting Assistant Attorney General Matthew Friedrich of the Criminal D...

Miami Physician Sentenced to 84 Months in Prison for $26.2 Million Medicare Fraud

Clinic Administrator Sentenced to 70 Months for $11 million Medicare Fraud WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami physician Ronald Harris, 58, was sentenced today to 84 months in prison and medical clinic administrator Mariela Rodriguez, 40, was sentenced today to 70 months in p...

Hepatitis C treatment is cost-effective for the US prison population

Treating all U.S. prisoners who have hepatitis C with the standard therapy of pegylated-interferon and ribavirin would be cost-effective, says a new study in the November issue of Hepatology, a journal published by John Wiley & Sons on behalf of the American Association for the Study of Liver Di...

Bulging prison system called massive intervention in American family life

BOSTON The mammoth increase in the United States' prison population since the 1970s is having profound demographic consequences that disproportionately affect black males. "This jump in incarceration rates represents a massive intervention in American families at a time when the federal govern...

HIV Infusion Clinic Administrator Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison For Health Care Fraud

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami resident Aisa Perera, 42, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for her role in an $11 million scheme to defraud the Medicare program, Acting Assistant Attorney General Matthew Friedrich of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Ale...

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Veto of California's Condoms in Prisons Bill: "Politics Over Public Health," Says AHF

...ator for AIDS Healthcare Foundation. "California's prison and public health officials often walk a fine line... transmitted diseases among inmates in the state's prison population while following state law. The availabi...nd helped reduce costs to the state's overburdened prison health care system. We thank Assembly Member Swans...

Statement From The National Conclave on HIV/AIDS Policy for Black Clergy

...ve evolved and must be addressed. All agencies of the government should be involved in making this a priority. -- We endorse HR 1943 Stop AIDS in prison Act (sponsored by Congresswoman Maxine Waters, (D-Los Angeles CA) that requires routine HIV testing upon entry and exit, counseling and HIV/AI...

The American Liver Foundation Urges Cautious Optimism about CDC Report on Declining Acute Hepatitis Infection Rates

... or have been infected with hepatitis C * Recent studies suggest that approximately 40 percent of the 2.2 million people in America's prison system are infected with hepatitis C About the American Liver Foundation The American Liver Foundation is the nation's leading nonprofit orga...
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Inmates conduct ecological research on slow-growing mosses

... composed of such apparently iconoclastic researchers? Because all of her researchers are inmates at Cedar Creek Corrections Center, a medium security prison in Littlerock, Washington. With partial funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Nadkarni has guided her unlikely but productive team of...

Prison study to investigate link between diet and behavior

...y will start in May and has been facilitated by the Ministry of Justice, HM prison Service and the Scottish prison Service. It will be carried out at three HM Young Offenders Institutions H...

Leaderless movement proves illusive

... burden of being associated with and eco-terrorist organization. Take the case of Jeffrey Luers, for example. In 2000, he was sentenced to a 22-year prison term for his role in fire-bombing three SUVs, causing $60,000 in damages to property, but harming no one. He never claimed affiliation with the ELF, ...
Prison in Biological Technology

Thousands Rally in Mexico City and Call for Human Rights Protections in Global AIDS Response

...otections for groups most affected by HIV. Groups such as women and girls, injecting drug users, sex workers, men who have sex with men, and people in prison are the most in need of comprehensive HIV prevention and treatment programs, yet they continue to face discrimination and abuse and are often denied a...

JAMA Commentary Opposes Criminal Punishment for HIV Exposure/Transmission

...s criminally liable for having unprotected sex with a later partner who became infected. In May, a Texas court sentenced a man with HIV to 35 years in prison for spitting on a police officer, although the chances that the officer was exposed to the virus were virtually zero. Some laws expressly include preg...

Saddam Lawyer Applies for Pardon for Dr Crippen

...tary of State for the pardon to be 'effective forthwith notwithstanding the passage of time.' Other than the DNA evidence Di Stefano questions why the prison Governor and Sir Winston Churchill, the then Home Secretary, failed to notify Crippen's defence team of a letter received on 25th October 1910 whilst ...

3 strikes, you're out? Refiling of Amendment to Change Constitution to Criminalize Stem Cell Cures Shows Trouble with Anti-Cures Cause

...d under federal law and available to other Americans. It also makes any attempt to clone a human being a felony crime, punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The proposed initiative's plan to redefine stem cell research as "cloning" is really a disguised attempt to repeal the stem cell ...

New Initiative Has Shocking Effect: Thousands of Missourians with Abnormal Chromosome Structures Are Not Human

...d under federal law and available to other Americans. It also makes any attempt to clone a human being a felony crime, punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The proposed initiative's plan to redefine "cloning" is really a disguised attempt to repeal the stem cell guarantees established...

Putting spam back in the can wont be all that easy

...d. Senders must include a return address and give recipients a mechanism for opting out of later e-mail messages. The acts penalties include fines and prison time. The problem with CAN-SPAM, critics say, is that it gives spammers one free shot at sending unwanted e-mail before recipients can tell them th...

Why is Enron now called Prisma?

... because of its big tagline, Yabba Dabba Doo. These days, any upgrade in prison accommodation requires advanced bookings. The influx of looters from the wo...s not a Pentagonish name, projecting bench-pressing guys hanging out in the prison and called "Operation Naked Freedom" or a real Kaalifornian style, hum-v dr...

State CIO wants to unify electronic government

...f employees that nobody in the state has. We are not like any other state agency, so you have to wonder what other state agencies are like. How is the prison system like the DNR? The UW system is looking at combining some of its business processes, such as enrolling students across the state under the sa...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest (11/8/04)

... its service for three days last October. FBI agents were brought in and are accusing Matthew R. Schuster, 29, who if convicted could face 15 years in prison and $500,000 in fines....

With Sarbanes-Oxley, compliance takes center stage for CIOs

...ere' s often times a gap that they need to come up to speed on." In addition, the criminal and civil penalties for noncompliance up to 20 years in prison for certain violations has created a new urgency for compliance and more pressure for CIOs to drive compliance, said Rob Neumann, managing director f...
Prison in Biological Definition

Human

...alty towards an institution or authority can become pathological , leading to mass hysteria or fascism . (See also Milgram experiment , Stanford prison experiment .) Consciousness Main articles: Consciousness , Human self-reflection , Mind , Mind-body problem , Dualism , Artificial intel...
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Cell

...hey mature. ... (Click to enlarge) cell top: plant cell bottom: animal cell (Academy Artworks) cell n. A narrow confining room, as in a prison or convent Cell (microprocessor) Cell is a microprocessor architecture jointly developed by Sony Computer Entertainment , Toshiba , and IBM , a...
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