Florida man pleads guilty to obstruction in Amtrak OIG-supported health care fraud investigation

February 09, 2018 |  Investigations Press Release

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- An employee of a Coral Springs addiction treatment center pleaded guilty to his role in obstructing an ongoing health care fraud investigation in Federal Court Tuesday.

According to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida, Jeffrey A. Williams, 30, of North Lauderdale, Fla., pleaded guilty to one count of obstruction of a criminal health care investigation in connection with his employment at Deerfield Medical Center. Although owned by a non-physician, DMC operated as a doctors’ group and provided medical services to various substance abuse treatment facilities located in Palm Beach and Broward Counties. Williams is the fifth DMC employee to plead guilty to charges related to health care fraud.

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