KTUU, Channel 2
Anchorage psychiatrist changed plea in Medicaid fraud case
December 01, 2014
An Anchorage psychiatrist changed his plea today in a case of fraudulently billing Medicaid and tampering with evidence.
In this story:
— Dr. Shubu Ghosh, pleaded guilty to billing Medicaid more than $1 million for services he never performed.
— Dr. Ghosh said he was guilty for falsifying records in an attempt to cover up the improper billing.
— Ghosh founded Ghosh Psychiatrict Services and was arrested in April of this year.
— His sentencing is set for April of next year, and he could spend one to three and a half years in jail and pay a fine of up to $50 thousand.