BY ZACH HOSSEINI
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced that a former certified home health aide from Passaic County was indicted for causing fraudulent claims totaling $87,616.23 to be submitted to the Medicaid program for work he never actually completed on behalf of his Hackensack-based employer Confident Care.
Vladimir Faerman, 66, of Hawthorne, was charged in an indictment obtained by the state with 175 counts of second-degree health care claims fraud, second-degree theft by deception and third-degree Medicaid fraud. Faerman was arrested yesterday in Hawthorne. Faerman is being held at the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack on $175,000 bail.