Whenever someone filed a criminal complaint against you such as fraud, your license could be put in danger if not defended by a nurse attorney. An RN from Houston, Texas is just one of the many examples of nurses who have been disciplined by the Texas Board of Nursing.
In Carrollton, an LVN goes on trial in alleged $13 million scams to cheat Medicare. According to on the accusations, the LVN put it up for sale to make a $13 million home health care scam possible over an eight-year period. The alleged scheme ran from January 2007 to September 2015.
Early in 2016, the LVN is charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud and health care fraud.
The accused was a licensed vocational nurse working for a hospital who falsified documents and accepted kickbacks for recruiting patient. She is accused of selling her signature as a “rubber stamp” to enable a massive home health care fraud.
Additionally, according to accusations, the LVN certified the Medicare patients for home health care even though they weren’t their doctors and the patients didn’t qualify for the services. According to allegations, the LVN allegedly earned $50,000 over three years just for signing documents.
Because of this, the LVN was summoned by the Texas Board of Nursing to defend her side. However, the LVN failed to hire a nurse attorney to help her with her case. Because of this, the Texas Board of Nursing suspended and disciplined the LVN.
Do not fret if you find yourself in a similar situation the same as that of the LVN mentioned above. All you need to do is to find the right nurse attorney who can help you in the case. Equip yourself with the knowledge and expertise you need for a successful outcome by consulting a knowledgeable and experienced Texas nurse attorney. Contact the Law Office of Yong J. An and text or call attorney Yong 24/7 at (832) 428-4579