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Criminal – Acquittal – Hung Jury – Health Care Fraud – Collateral Estoppel (access required)

A defendant charged with a scheme in which her employer, an ambulance company, fraudulently billed for transporting dialysis patients who were ambulatory can be retried for health care fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1347, after a jury acquitted her of all other related charges. The jury’s conspiracy acquittal does not preclude retrial of defendant ...