Five Indicted in Psychotherapy Services Scheme


Five individuals, including a physician and a certified social worker, were charged for their alleged roles in an $11 million health care fraud scheme. The indictment includes information about a patient recruiter who would refer Medicare beneficiaries to Centre HRW for psychotherapy services, even though such services were medically unnecessary and were never rendered. The beneficiaries were required to sign blank sign-in sheets, and fraudulent patient charts were completed. Read a Department of Justice press release.



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