Saturday, February 11, 2006

Yet Another Psychiatrist Busted for Fraud

Psychiatrist Roman Ostrovsky of Harwick Court in the Mount Washington area of Baltimore county has been charged with seven counts of felony Medicaid fraud, and one count of felony theft from the Medicaid program.

The attorney general’s office announced that Ostrovsky is accused of defrauding the state and federally funded health program of more than $300,000 from 2002 through to 2004.

The fraud charges carry a sentence of up to five years in jail and a $100,000 fine, in addition to repayment of up to three times the amount stolen. The felony theft charge is punishable by up to 15 years in jail and a $25,000 fine

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