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Four Indicted in Compound Cream Prescription Scam that Cost Government and Union Health Plans Over $22 Million



Federal authorities this morning arrested two defendants charged in a scheme that generated millions of dollars through an Orange County compound pharmacy that submitted fraudulent bills to the military’s TRICARE health plan and a labor union health plan for medically unnecessary compound cream prescriptions. Two other defendants named in a 48- count grand jury indictment are expected to surrender tomorrow.