July 13, 2021
- Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford announced that Larry Lance Crawford,
49, of Las Vegas, was sentenced in a Medicaid fraud case involving the failure
to maintain adequate records to substantiate claims submitted to Nevada
Medicaid. The fraud occurred between January 2017 and September 2018.
Court Judge Ronald J. Israel sentenced Crawford to 364 days in jail, suspended,
and payment of $50,000.00 in restitution. Individuals or businesses convicted
of Medicaid fraud may also be administratively excluded from future Medicaid
and Medicare participation.
of the many important functions of my office is to protect the integrity of the
Medicaid system,” said AG Ford. “By meticulously investigating and
prosecuting those actively seeking to defraud our health care system, my office
is working hard to ensure Nevadans have access to these reliable and
investigation of this case began after the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU)
received information that Crawford, the owner of Dynamic Future LLC, was using
his business to submit false claims for services that were never actually
provided to Medicaid recipients. The investigation revealed that Crawford
failed to maintain records to support the services allegedly provided.
MFCU investigates and prosecutes financial fraud by those providing healthcare
services or goods to Medicaid patients. The MFCU also investigates and
prosecutes instances of elder abuse or neglect. The Nevada MFCU receives 75
percent of its funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
under a grant award. The remaining 25 percent is funded by the State of Nevada,
MFCU. Anyone wishing to report suspicions regarding any of these concerns may
contact the MFCU at 702-486-3420 or 775-684-1100.
case was investigated by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and
was prosecuted by Senior Deputy Attorney General Behnaz Salimian Molina.
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