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Nurse Practitioner Sentenced to 20 Years, Ordered to Pay More Than $52 Million in Restitution

U.S. Attorney’s Office – Northern District of Texas, May 26, 2021

A Waxahachie nurse practitioner was sentenced yesterday to 20 years in federal prison and ordered to repay more than $52 million in restitution for his role in a health care fraud conspiracy, announced Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah.

Trivikram Reddy, 39, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in October 2020. He was sentenced on Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Ada Brown.

“Mr. Reddy engaged in a scheme that defrauded Medicare and private insurance providers out of millions of dollars,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Shah. “The Justice Department will continue to aggressively prosecute all types of health care fraud to protect the integrity of our health care system and ensure that criminals are held accountable.”

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