Tag: Medicaid Fraud

Woman Pleads ‘Guilty’ to Medicaid Fraud

McAllen (KFXV) — The owner of a medical equipment company pleads guilty of defrauding medicaid of millions of dollars. 55 year old, Anna Ramirez-Ambriz originally of McAllen, admitted that she filed false claims for medicaid reimbursement from the state department in the amount of more than 3 million dollars. This, between the years of 2007 and 2013 under a company she owned, located in edinburg. She requested higher quantities and more expensive products that were actually delivered. The federal judge has scheduled her hearing for June 13th. Ramirez-Ambriz could be facing a penalty of up to 10 years in...

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McAllen Woman Pleads Guilty to Receiving $3,000+ in Medicaid Kickbacks

A McAllen woman pleads guilty to receiving more than $3,000 in Medicaid kickbacks. Medical assistant, 57 year-old Argentina Cavazos is accused of selling patient names and numbers to Martha Lidia Flores, a home health marketer. Flores then allegedly used that information to fill out fraudulent referral forms, compensating Cavazos with the illegal proceeds. Cavazos is scheduled to be sentenced in...

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Medical Equipment Company Owner Indicted On Multiple Health Care Crimes

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FBI Raids Home Health Care Office

As part of an ongoing investigation, federal agents executed a search warrant at a valley home health care office building. Fox 2 news cameras were rolling as agents raided Beyamar Home Health Care and hospice services center on south McColl road. We’re told authorities are investigating what could be a multi-million dollar Medicare and Medicaid fraud scheme. The investigation is a joint effort by several agencies including the FBI, the Texas attorney general’s Medicaid fraud control unit, and the U.S. attorney general’s...

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