Whistleblower Awarded $700,000 for Reporting on Unlicensed Health Care Providers In Massachusetts

Attorney General Maura Healey announced that South Bay Mental Health Center, Inc. (SBMHC) has agreed to pay $4 million based on allegations that it fraudulently billed the state’s Medicaid Program, known as MassHealth, for mental health care services provided to patients by unlicensed, unqualified, and unsupervised staff members at clinics across the state.

Under the terms of the settlement, SBMHC will pay a total of $4 million, with $700,000 going to a qui tam whistleblower, and the remaining amount to be paid to MassHealth.

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