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US v. Austin, 05-30602

A sentence in a Medicare fraud case is affirmed in part but an order of restitution is vacated due to plain error in a failure to give credit for over $600,000 in pension plan benefits defendant's home health agencies actually funded.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/13/2007
  • Published 02/14/2007


  • OWEN, Circuit Judge:, Before GARZA, PRADO and OWEN, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Rene I. Salomon, Asst. U.S. Atty., Catherine M. Maraist (argued), Baton Rouge, LA, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Franklin Johnson Foil, John L. Henchy, Henchy, Verbois, Futrell & Foil, Michael S. Walsh, Lee & Walsh, David M. Vaughn (argued), Vaughn & Associates, Baton Rouge, LA, for Defendant-Appellant.