Feds seize studious annals during hospital
Four months after a Riverside General Hospital director was indicted in a $116 million Medicare billing intrigue involving psychiatric claims, FBI and state Medicaid agents were during one of a hospital’s clinics this morning pulling studious files.
Agents wearing “Medicaid” emblazoned shirts and FBI investigators in dim polos were seen pulling cosmetic tubs containing files for many of a morning during Devotions Care Solutions during 7765 Bellfort on Houston’s southeast side.
“Everything’s fine,” pronounced Earnest Gibson, IV, Devotions administrator, as he sat in his black Lincoln Navigator, as sleet poured down. Behind him, FBI and state Medicaid agents were shoving a boxes into a behind of SUVs.
Last Feb. 8, a identical stage unfolded outward Devotions’ primogenitor hospital, Riverside, during 3204 Ennis. Boxes of annals were taken and Riverside’s mental health hospital administrator, Mohammad Khan was arrested and charged in a $116 million Medicare scam. The setup, according to a indictment, concerned artificial billing for conversing and therapy sessions during a hospital’s prejudiced hospitalization programs, an outpatient choice for a mentally ill.
Khan has given pleaded guilty for his purpose in a intrigue and there have been no other arrests.
Gibson, whose father Earnest Gibson III is a director of Riverside Hospital, during initial denied that FBI or state investigators were on a premises though after they were seen loading a files, he certified that they were, though that their participation was routine, partial of a ongoing investigation.
“We’re doing all they asked us to do,” he said.