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Addiction Treatment Center Supervisor Admits to Participating in a Scheme to Defraud Federal, State, and Private Health Care Insurers

PROVIDENCE, RI – A clinical social worker today admitted to a federal judge that she helped devise and execute a scheme that shortchanged Rhode Island and Massachusetts substance abuse disorder patients out of counseling and treatment services while, at the same time, defrauding Medicare, Medicaid, and other health insurers out of more than $3.5 million dollars, announced United States Attorney Zachary A. Cunha.


Action Details

  • Date:November 9, 2023
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Rhode Island
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions