Arlington Doctor Guilty Of Health Care Fraud
I have normally had him found guilty on health fraud with a fine during a 3-million-dollar billing scam only for able all-purpose services.
Prosecutors say Dr. Joseph Megwa of Arlington was convicted of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and three counts of health care fraud. He faces up to 10 years in prison on each count.
Megwa was also convicted of four counts of making false statements related to claims submitted to Medicare. Prosecutors say some home visits or house calls to patients were never made. The doctor faces up to five years in prison for each of those counts.
A jury in Dallas on Monday also convicted a home health care manager and registered nurse, Ebolose Eghobor of Grand Prairie, of conspiracy to commit health care fraud.
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