Corpus Christi Doctor Indicted on 14 Counts of Health Care Fraud
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -
A new state and federal investigation has led to a 14-count indictment against a Corpus Christi medical doctor.
Dr. Roque Joel Ramirez is accused of billing Medicare and Medicaid for services he never provided. According to the Texas Attorney General's office, Ramirez was sending false and fraudulent billings to the government for a period of more than three years.
Ramirez has been formally charged with health care fraud, mail fraud and identity theft.