Local In-Home Healthcare Provider Sentenced on Fraud Charges
St. Louis, MO - TINA KUEHL was sentenced to 51 months in prison on multiple healthcare fraud charges and separate unrelated bank fraud charges and ordered to pay $200,000 restitution. Her company, Better Way Home Care, was sentenced to three years of probation and also ordered to pay $200,000 restitution. Kuehl and Better Way represented on billing work sheets and claim forms that patients had received therapy services when they knew that the patients had not received the therapy. Kuehl and Better Way caused the submission of hundreds of reimbursement claims to Medicare for services which they knew had not been provided.
- Date:July 28, 2014
- Agency:U.S Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions