The New York State Attorney General’s office reported Wednesday that recovered more than $335 million generated by Medicaid abuse last year.
Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes said the largest individual theft is charged against 58-year-old Mohammed Irshad Chaudhry.
Attorney General Paula Dow announced the guilty pleas Friday, one day after The Center for Lymphatic Disorders, based in Egg Harbor Township, and 54-year-old Farah Iranipour Houtan appeared in state Superior Court in Atlantic County.
Ajit Jayaram, a licensed physician with a practice in Jersey City, faces three counts of first-degree attempted murder and three counts of first-degree conspiracy to commit murder.
According to Attorney General Schneiderman, the Young Adult Institute, the state’s largest provider of residential services, for a decade inflated expenses reported for reimbursement.
The feds said New York City routinely reauthorized 24-hour continuous personal care services for applicants without obtaining the required local medical evaluation.
A Harlem doctor once known for her work with drug addicts was accused on Thursday of writing phony prescriptions for about 11,000 painkiller pills.