Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty to Conspiring in $17 Million Medicaid Fraud Scheme
The owner and operator of five Houston-area home health agencies pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud Medicare and the State of Texas's Medicaid-funded Home and Community-Based Service and Primary Home Care programs of more than $17 million. He also pleaded guilty to conspiring to launder money. These health care programs provided qualified individuals with in-home attendant and community-based services that are known commonly as "provider attendant services" (PAS). This case marks the largest PAS fraud case charged in Texas history.
- Date:March 30, 2017
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions