Two Northeast-area ambulance drivers were sentenced last week to serve at least two years in federal prison for their roles in a multimillion-dollar Medicare fraud. One of the drivers is also facing murder charges for his role in an unrelated drag racing crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that claimed the lives of a woman and her three young sons.
A former ambulance driver was ordered on April 3 to serve two years in federal prison for his role in a scheme to defraud Medicare of millions of dollars by transporting ineligible patients to medical facilities.
A Philadelphia judge has tossed out murder charges against one of two men whose alleged street racing on Roosevelt Boulevard led to a high-speed crash that claimed the lives of a mother and her three young sons in July.
Authorities have identified a former driver for a Huntingdon Valley-based ambulance service as the man allegedly behind the wheel of a 2012 Audi that struck and killed a Feltonville woman, along with three of her sons, on Roosevelt Boulevard on July 16.
A federal grand jury has indicted seven Philadelphia residents for using a Far Northeast ambulance company to bill the nation’s Medicare program for more than $3.6 million in unnecessary and ineligible patient transportation services.