Powell Psychologist Prosecuted On 234 Counts of Medicaid Scams

A Powell psychologist deals with 234 counts of health care scams for supposedly mistakenly billing Wyoming Medicaid for $6.8 million.

Gibson Condie sent the costs through his business, Big Horn Basin Mental Health Group, inning accordance with a statement from the FBI and the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Wyoming.

The costs regularly declared money for unsuitable and unwarranted psychological health medical diagnoses, a declaration from acting U.S. Attorney John R. Green stated. They showed Condie was offering the psychological health services. In truth, people who were not certified or licensed by Medicaid were dealing with clients in numerous cases, the declaration stated.

Condie is likewise implicated of overbilling Medicaid for scientific evaluations, billing for services that were not supplied and declaring money for services not covered by Medicaid.

In between June 2012 and February 2016, Condie billed over $6.8 million.

Wyoming Medicaid is a program administered through the Wyoming Department of Health.

It uses heath look after low-income Wyomingites with medical conditions, consisting of pregnancy, loss of sight and impairments. Kids and grownups can get approved for Medicaid.

Money for Medicaid originates from both the state and the federal government.

A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Friday with the charges.

The indictment and other information about the case stay under seal.

If found guilty, Condie deals with 10 years on each count of health care scams. If found guilty on more than one count, the sentences might be enforced consecutively, Green’s declaration stated.