Texas Nurse Practitioner Gets 20 Years, Must Pay Over $52M in Healthcare Fraud Case

A Waxahachie, Texas, nurse practitioner has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison and ordered to repay more than $52 million in restitution for his role in a healthcare and insurance fraud scheme, according to Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah.

Trivikram Reddy, 39, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in October 2020. He had been accused of engaging in a scheme to defrauded Medicare and private insurance providers.

According to court documents, Reddy, a licensed nurse practitioner, devised a scheme to defraud Medicare, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Aetna, UnitedHealthcare, Humana and Cigna.

Source: Texas Nurse Practitioner Gets 20 Years, Must Pay Over $52M in Healthcare Fraud Case / Insurance Journal

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