Tucson, Arizona 2021-10-23 15:00:00 –
Arizona doctors in Tucson’s mobile medical care face multiple federal crimes for tampering with dozens of claims over the last five years.
Dr. Linh Cao Nguyen, 48, of Peoria, has also been accused of stealing the identities of other doctors and disguising his misconduct on charges of fraud from early 2017 to July this year.
A federal grand jury in Tucson returned a 51-count indictment against Nguyen on October 20, and the US Department of Justice announced in a news release on October 22.
Nguyen’s mobile practice, also operated by Phoenix, has dispatched healthcare providers with different types of expertise to care for patients at home and in living facilities.
According to the indictment, this practice operated under several names, but three were used primarily in Arizona. MD24 House Call Physician’s Network; MD24 House Call, Inc. And EcoHealth Neuropathy.
The document contains nearly 50 episodes of fraudulent claims, but does not identify the city in which each alleged case occurred.
According to the complaint, Nguyen received a high level of care from a doctor when the patient was actually treated with less condition by the patient’s technician, nurse practitioner, or social worker. Inflated bills to the company on a regular basis.
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