Newport Chiropractor Convicted of Health Care Fraud Conspiracy
COVINGTON, KY - - The owner of a chiropractic clinic in Newport, Ky., has been convicted of a fraud scheme involving tens of thousands of dollars. A federal jury in Covington convicted 48-year-old Andrea Almond, of Cincinnati, Ohio, of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, late Friday afternoon. The jury returned the verdict after four days of trial, following six hours of deliberation. According to evidence established at trial, from September 2008 through April 2010, Almond conspired with a co-defendant to bill the Kentucky Medicaid Program for chiropractic services rendered at the Newport Chiropractic Center.
- Date:May 5, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
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