Wednesday, March 31, 2010
According to state investigators, Ephraim billed Medicaid more than $46,800 for her services. Of that, reimbursements totaling $20,273 were improper. The illegal overbillings occurred between October 2004 and September 2006.
The Attorney General’s Office will prosecute the case with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.
Attorney General Abbott’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has established field offices in Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Houston, Lubbock, McAllen, San Antonio and Tyler through authorization and funding from the 78th Legislature. It works with federal, state and local agencies across the state to identify and prosecute those who defraud the Medicaid program.