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July 20, 2015

Posted  July 20, 2015

Following a jury trial, Humphrey Udeh was convicted of defrauding New York’s Medicaid program of over $1 million. Udeh billed the state for over three thousand units of a highly-specialized and expensive liquid pediatric nutritional formula, when he actually dispensed over-the-counter nutritional supplement formulas. In order to perpetuate the scam, Udeh utilized generic prescriptions of pediatric formula and false letters of medical necessity, obtained by employees of his company, Advanced Medical Supply, from unsuspecting physician and medical facilities. He then used the generic prescriptions and false letters to support his fraudulent claims. Udeh was sentenced to serve 7 to 21 years in state prison and pay a $1.7 million fine. NY

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