Anne Arundel County Man Guilty of Felony Medicaid Fraud
released on August 28, 2017
found in newsletter: August 2017
BALTIMORE, MD (August 28, 2017) –Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced today that Bruce Reid, 50, of Anne Arundel County, was found guilty on four counts of felony Medicaid fraud and four counts of felony theft for fraudulent billings to the Medicaid program for mental health therapy services. Felony Medicaid fraud is punishable by up to five years’ incarceration and up to a $100,000.00 fine for each offense. Felony Theft Over $10,000 is punishable by up to 15 years’ incarceration and up to a $15,000 fine.
Bruce Reid, LCSW-C is an individual provider of mental health services to Medicaid recipients. Medicaid is a healthcare program for families and children and certain other individuals who qualify based on income levels, disability and certain other circumstances. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Stacy W. McCormack has scheduled sentencing for October 2, 2017.
In making today’s announcement, Attorney General Frosh thanked Assistant Attorney General John P. McLane, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Fraud Analysts Robert Higginbotham and Michael Regan along with Susan Steinberg, Matthew Plank, and William Watts with the Maryland Department of Health for their work on this case, and Veronica Montgomery and Guy Reese with Beacon Health Options.
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