The owner of a Harrisburg-based ambulance company has pleaded guilty to a False Statement charge related to Medicare fraud.
Serge Sivchuk, 27, the owner of Advantage Medical Transport, Inc, pleaded guilty on Friday to one count of false statements in Health Care Matters.
This charge is punishable by up to five years imprisonment and a $1,000,000 fine.
Sivchuk was indicted in January 2011 on multiple false statement and medicare fraud charges. The indictment alleged that between January 2009 and June 2011 Sivchuk perpetrated a scheme to defraud Medicare by submitting hundreds of claims for the non-emergency transport of Medicare beneficiaries to and from dialysis treatment centers.