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§ 15-123. Health care provider fraud

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 15. Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Medical and Pharmacy Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-123
§ 15-123. Health care provider fraud
Definitions
(a)(1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.
(2) “Convicted” includes being convicted after a plea of nolo contendere.
(3) “Fraud” includes the commission of or an attempt or conspiracy to commit the crimes of:
(i) Concealment of medical records;
(ii) Violation of Title 8, Subtitle 5, Part II of the Criminal Law Article;
(iii) False representations relating to Medicaid health plans;
(iv) Misappropriation by a fiduciary; and
(v) Theft.
Future payments
(b) A health care provider who is convicted of fraud in connection with the Program or a similar federal or State program is ineligible for further payment under the Program.

Credits

Added by Acts 1982, c. 21, § 2, eff. July 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 1983, c. 95, § 1, eff. July 1, 1983; Acts 1997, c. 713, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997; Acts 2000, c. 259, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2000; Acts 2002, c. 213, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 42J, 42K.
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-123, MD HEALTH GEN § 15-123
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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