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February 04, 2022

North Carolina Psychologist Sentenced to 52 Months in Prison for Medicaid Fraud

On February 1, North Carolina psychologist Dr. Malik Muhammad was sentenced to 52 months in prison for a Medicaid fraud scheme. Court documents described how Dr. Muhammad defrauded Virginia Medicaid by using information identifying Medicaid recipients to bill the Medicaid program for psychotherapy services that were never actually provided. Dr. Muhammed defrauded Virginia Medicaid in the amount of at least $544,067.69.