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July 13, 2017

Posted  July 13, 2017

New York announced the convictions of Kenneth Cohn and Sharon Cohn and Yellow Medi-Van and Taxi, Inc., for Medicaid fraud and related charges. Broome County residents Kenneth Cohn and Sharon Cohn owned and operated Yellow Medi-Van and Taxi, Inc., a transportation company providing transportation to medical appointments for Medicaid recipients in Broome County. During the period June 2, 2012, to January 30, 2014, the defendants knowingly operated Yellow Medi-Van and Taxi in violation of Broome County transportation regulations and the New York State Workers’ Compensation Act, by failing to have Worker’s Compensation insurance. The defendants agreed to forfeit and release $455,604.39 of the funds received from Medicaid to the New York State Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. They also entered into a settlement agreement for an additional $50,000.00. NY

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