U.S. Justice Dept Suing Chicago Health Care Co For Defrauding Medicare

U.S. Justice Dept Suing Chicago Health Care Co For Defrauding Medicare

–CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is suing the owners of a suburban Chicago health care company alleging they defrauded Medicare. Prosecutors announced Tuesday that Gateway Health Systems Inc. violated the federal False Claims Act by seeking and receiving Medicare payments for providing services the recipients didn’t need. Prosecutors also name the Matteson company’s owners, Ajibola Ayeni and Joy Turner-Ayeni. The lawsuit says the couple netted millions of dollars they didn’t earn.