Medicaid Fraud

$11.7 million worth of prescription pills seized from alleged aggregator (credit: Handout via Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

$335 Million In Medicaid Fraud Recovered By NY Attorney General In 2012

The New York State Attorney General’s office reported Wednesday that recovered more than $335 million generated by Medicaid abuse last year.

01/23/2013

Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn DA: 8 Indicted In Welfare, Medicaid Fraud Cases

Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes said the largest individual theft is charged against 58-year-old Mohammed Irshad Chaudhry.

01/31/2012

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

NJ Medical Firm Pleads Guilty To Medicaid, Medicare Fraud

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.

09/30/2011

Ajit Jayaram (credit: NJ Attorney General's Office)

NJ Doctor Accused Of Plotting To Kill Wife, Lover & Business Partner Using Hit Men

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.

04/15/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

NY Medicaid Probe Settled For $18 Million

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.

01/19/2011

Generic Hospital Bed File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Feds Sue NYC, Saying City Committed Medicaid Fraud

The feds said New York City routinely reauthorized 24-hour continuous personal care services for applicants without obtaining the required local medical evaluation.

01/12/2011

Painkiller Pills (credit: AP)

Harlem Doc Accused Of Writing Phony Painkiller Prescriptions

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.

08/12/2010