A Reno man was sentenced Thursday to nearly a year in prison for his roll in a Medicaid fraud case.
Bradley Steven Mallory, 29, was sentenced ri 364 days in prison for failing to maintain records for healthcare services for Medicaid recipients, Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford announced.
District Court Judge David Hardy also sentenced Mallory to three years probation and ordered him to pay more than $40,000 in restitution and to perform 100 hours of community service. The fraud occurred between February 2017 and April 2017, Ford said.
“This Office has zero tolerance for fraud against Nevada’s Medicaid program,” Ford added. “This conviction sends a clear message to healthcare providers to follow the law.”
The investigation began after the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) discovered that 2nd Chance Recovery and Rehabilitation, an entity owned and operated by Mallory, opened at the same location and with the same phone number as a behavioral health entity recently excluded from Medicaid, according to the attorney general.
Mallory billed Medicaid for certain behavioral health services for which he failed to maintain appropriate records that could substantiate the services provided by 2nd Chance Recovery and Rehabilitation’s professionals, according to a news release.