The Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have announced the arrest of a dentist, Dr. Mehmet Dikengil, owner of Dental Express Broadway, P.C., a dental clinic located in upper Manhattan, on charges of participation in a scheme to defraud Medicaid of more than $400,000. The charges involve billing Medicaid for dental services that were never provided or that were provided by an unlicensed person. To read the HHS OIG announcement and summary of charges against the New York dentist, use the first link below. To read the HHS OIG complete complaint with charges against the New York dentist, use the second link below.
(HHS OIG announcement and summary of charges against New York dentist)
(HHS OIG complete court complaint against New York dentist)