GA: Nurse Indicted On Health Care Fraud, Identity Theft
Tasnim Shamma reports:
A wellness nurse practitioner in Stone Mountain allegedly pocketed more than $1 million by charging insurance companies for services she never performed.
This week, a federal grand jury indicted her on charges of health care fraud and identity theft.[…]
The indictment says Patterson first started filing false claims while working part-time at the Family Medical Center in Lawrenceville. She later started her own practice called Healthier U 4 Ever in Stone Mountain.
Read more on WABE. So it seems that there were 20 patients who became victims of medical identity theft when their information was misused to file fraudulent claims.