A 43-year-old Houston woman has been charged for conspiracy to commit and committing health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani.
Rose Davies is made her initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Dena H. Palermo at 2 p.m. on Friday.
A federal grand jury returned a six-count indictment on March 1 against Davies.
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The charges allege Davies owned Pri Home Healthcare in Houston from 2012 to 2020.
During that time, she allegedly paid recruiters and doctors to bill Medicare for home healthcare services using Medicare beneficiary information regardless of whether they needed home healthcare services.
If convicted, Davies faces up to 10 years in federal prison for each of the five counts of healthcare fraud and another five years for the conspiracy. All charges also carry a potential $250,000 maximum fine.
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Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Inspector General and Texas Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Grace Murphy and James Hu are prosecuting the case.
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