MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDER PLEADS GUILTY TO HEALTH CARE FRAUD
John Mckoy pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, on June 14, 2019, to multiple health care fraud charges related to involvement in a scheme to defraud a health care benefit plan, which provided coverage to Amtrak employees and their dependents. McKoy was the owner and operator of several neighborhood health care facilities, including Mt. Pleasant Medical Management, Inc. and Harris Medical Management, Inc. Between November 2004 and October 2007, McKoy submitted, and caused to be submitted, hundreds of false and fraudulent claims to United Health Care Corporation totaling more than $321,000 for services purportedly rendered to predominately Amtrak patients who were never seen or treated for those services. McKoy’s fraud caused Amtrak a loss of approximately $291,000.
This joint investigation was conducted with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Department of Labor OIG and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.