False Meaningful Use Attestation Leads to Allegations of Fraud and Potential Prison Time

A former chief financial officer at a Texas hospital was recently indicted for falsely attesting to meaningful use requirements according to an FBI press release for the FBI’s Dallas Division.  According to the indictment, the CFO, Mr. Joe White, allegedly instructed staff to input information from patient records into the electronic health record in order to create the appearance that the hospital was actually using the technology.  Mr. White also allegedly used another person’s name and information without that person’s… Read More >