Frisco couple, 14 others indicted in Medicare hospice scheme that preyed on ‘most vulnerable’

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The owner of a Frisco-based hospice company, his wife and 14 others have been indicted in a $60 million Medicare fraud scheme that put financial interests over the needs of patients, according to the U.S. attorney’s office for the Northern District of Texas.

Some patients died of overdoses at the hands of nurses, according to the indictment, which was unsealed Tuesday and includes charges of health-care fraud and conspiracy to commit health-care fraud.

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