January 25, 2016

June 9, 2015

Earnest Gibson III, the former president of Riverside General Hospital, Earnest Gibson IV, the operator of Devotions Care Solutions, a Riverside satellite psychiatric facility, and Regina Askew, the owner of Safe and Sound group home, were sentenced to 45 years, 20 years and 12 years in prison, respectively, for their roles in a $158 million Medicare fraud scheme.  They were also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $46,753,180, $7,518,480 and $46,255,893 respectively.  According to the evidence, the defendants had patients sit around the facility watching movies while they received no treatment, ultimately billing Medicare more than $158 million for care that was never provided.  DOJ

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