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US v. Palin, 16-4522

Husband and wife's convictions for health care fraud and conspiracy to engage in health care fraud under 18 U.S.C. sections 1347 and 1349, arising from a scheme to give insured patients repeated, unnecessary urine tests, are affirmed where: 1) materiality constitutes an element of the convicted offenses; and 2) even if the district court failed to consider materiality, the error was harmless.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2017/10/30

Judges

  • MOTZ

Court

  • United States Fourth Circuit

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