Medical Technician Arrested for Abusing Mentally Disabled Patient
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Miami-Dade Police Department today announced the arrest of a medical technician for abuse of a mentally disabled patient. While a medical technician at Kendall Regional Medical Center, Giovanni Contreras, 52, allegedly became upset with a disabled patient asking questions. According to the investigation, Contreras grabbed the patient by the shirt and threw the patient to the ground. Kendall Regional Medical Center subsequently terminated Contreras.
- Date:April 21, 2016
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies