Alleged Misconduct by International Medical Centers, Inc. Officials

T-OSI-88-1: Published: Dec 15, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1987.

Additional Materials:


Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800

In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed the results of its investigation into allegations of misconduct against officials of a Florida-based health maintenance organization. GAO found that: (1) some senior officials of the firm were indicted on various charges, including conspiracy, questionable payments, obstruction of justice, wiretapping, and bribery; (2) the Health Care Financing Administration terminated the firm's Medicare contract because of its inability to meet enrollment requirements; (3) the firm's administrative costs were a contributing factor to its collapse; (4) the firm employed numerous former senior officials of the Department of Health and Human Services as consultants, lobbyists or full-time employees; (5) the firm's president has previously been jailed for failing to file income tax returns, is under indictment, is a fugitive, and is believed to have fled the country; and (6) another health firm acquired the firm's medical plan and assets.

Mar 19, 2018

Mar 8, 2018

Feb 20, 2018

Feb 8, 2018

Feb 5, 2018

Jan 30, 2018

Jan 23, 2018

Jan 17, 2018

Jan 16, 2018

Looking for more? Browse all our products here