A former Texas home health agency owner has been charged with committing health care fraud, according to a U.S. Department of Justice release.
Rose Davies, the former owner of Pri Home Healthcare in Houston allegedly paid recruiters and doctors to bill Medicare for home health care services using Medicare beneficiary information regardless of whether they needed home health care services or not, according to the DOJ.
If convicted, Davies faces up to 10 years in federal prison for each of five counts of health care fraud as well as another five years for a conspiracy charge. All charges also carry a potential $250,000 maximum fine.