Psychologist And Pschotheraphy Services Owner Sentenced To Over Seven Years, And Employee Sentenced To Over Five Years In $1.5 Million Medicare Fraud
Chicago - Bryce Woods, 37, an employee of Take Action, Inc., and Inner Arts, Inc., which claimed to provide psychotherapy services to Medicare beneficiaries residing in skilled nursing homes in the Chicago area, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Virginia M. Kendall to 70 months in federal prison for submitting false claims totaling more than $1.5 million to Medicare for psychotherapy services. Codefendant Keenan R. Ferrell, 55, who was the owner and operator of Take Action, Inc., and Inner Arts, Inc., as well as a licensed psychologist in Illinois, was sentenced to 88 months in federal prison back in August 2014.
- Date:February 23, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions