Nurse Practitioner Pleads Guilty to Fraud
A nurse practitioner pleaded guilty to a single-count felony charging her with health care fraud. She saw nursing home residents multiple times, examining them for only a few minutes at a time, generating progress notes she knew contained misrepresentations and materially false statements about the services she had performed, and falsely reporting that her visits met the billing requirements for complex subsequent nursing home encounters when they had not. Read a Department of Justice press release.
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