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November 7, 2018

Posted  November 8, 2018

Convicted of defrauding the Medicare program, former Houston-area healthcare clinics owner Joy Aneke was sentenced to 36 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $2,760,464.57. Aneke submitted false claims for medical services that were either not performed or not authorized by a licensed physician. None of Aneke’s clinics even had equipment necessary to provide the services — allergy testing, complex cystometrograms, anal/urinary muscle studies, and others — for which Aneke billed Medicare. Additionally, Aneke used “recruiters” or “marketers” to encourage patients to visit her clinics, and instructed co-defendant Maureen Henshall to pay patients illegal kickbacks. DOJ


Tagged in: Criminal Proceedings, Healthcare Fraud, Medical Billing Fraud, Medicare, Provider Fraud,