The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) obtained a record 148 criminal convictions across New York and recovered over $283 million in 2009. The information is detailed in his office's Annual Report submitted today to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The first three years MFCU has recovered over $660 million in taxpayer funds. As the largest unit within Attorney General Cuomo's division of criminal justice, MFCU investigates and prosecutes Medicaid fraud as well as patient abuse and neglect, and served as the federal model for the creation of the national Medicaid fraud control unit program.
Medicaid Fraud is serious problem in New York. Millions are wasted each year that are simply stolen from the program, whil needy people wait in line for desperately needed medical car. At The Law Offices of Michael S. Discioarro, LLC. we can help. If you know of anyone committing Medicaid Fraud, contact us at 917-519-8417. If we take your case and recover money, you can share in the proceeds. Federal and state law allow us to act as prosecutors for the government and let you share if there is a recovery.