Man Charged with Medicaid Fraud
MD ( February 18, 2010) - Attorney General Douglas
F. Gansler announced today that Neil Wayne Goldschmitt, 60,
of the 4400 block of Meanderwood Drive, Burtonsville, was charged
in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City with one count of felony
Medicaid fraud for fraudulently billing the Medicaid and Medicare
programs for wheelchairs that he never provided.
of Gold Medical Corp., is scheduled to appear in court on March
15, 2010. Felony Medicaid fraud is punishable
by five years in prison and a $100,000 fine. The case was investigated
by Attorney General Gansler’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
in conjunction with the Office of the Inspector General of the
United States Department of Health and Human Services, the United
States Office of Personnel Management and the Maryland State Police.
A criminal information is merely an accusation of wrongdoing and
a defendant is presumed innocent until the State proves the defendant
guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.