Texas pharmacy owner sentenced to 5 years in prison for $5M scheme to defraud private payers

A Texas man was sentenced to 54 months in prison for operating a fraudulent pharmacy to bill private payers. 

According to a July 7 news release from the Justice Department, Oscar Simon Ndereva operated Healogix, a scam pharmacy that billed over 780 claims to payers. 

Mr. Ndereva had payments from these claims routed to a bank account in another individual's name. He submitted over $5 million worth of false claims, according to the Justice Department. 

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