Woman charged with health care fraud pleads not guilty

(Source – www.beaumontenterprise.com)

A woman accused of visiting hundreds of medical facilities around the country to buy unnecessary prescription drugs with her Medicare card has pleaded not guilty in federal court in North Dakota. Lowie Norma Christie is charged with six counts of health care fraud. Authorities say she caused about 1,830 claims to be submitted to Medicare for prescription drugs worth more than $145,000. Read more…

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