We’ve explored identity theft in this blog before and we are seeing increasing investigations into health care fraud, so I want to take the opportunity to examine the intersection of these two topics.
Recently, the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion in United States v. Dubin, 982 F.3d 318. In this case, the defendant and his son were convicted of defrauding Texas’s Medicaid program. Mr. Dubin (senior) was a licensed psychologist who owned his own practice, and his son provided business services. The practice began providing Medicaid-covered services to a youth shelter and Mr. Dubin ...