Nurse Convicted In Telefraud Scheme, HHS OIG Promises Scrutiny

By Jessica Karins / August 12, 2022 at 2:37 PM
A Georgia nurse practitioner who participated in a complex telemedicine kickback scheme has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay more than $1.6 million in restitution, coming just weeks after the HHS Office of Inspector General issued a special fraud alert warning of such schemes. In response to the latest case, OIG officials reasserted the office’s dedication to investigating telefraud. Sherley Beaufils of Conyers, GA, was sentenced to 87 months in prison by a jury, in addition to making...

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