MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDER SENTENCED FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD
John Mckoy previously pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, on June 14, 2019, to multiple health care fraud charges related to a scheme to defraud Amtrak’s health care plan. 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 and was paid approximately $291,000 for services purportedly rendered to predominately Amtrak patients who were never seen or treated for those services. On July 8, 2020, McKoy was sentenced to six months imprisonment, three years’ supervised probation, and ordered to pay restitution to Amtrak in the amount of $291,255.
In addition to Amtrak OIG, this joint investigation was conducted with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Department of Labor OIG, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.