Oklahoma joins federal prosecutors alleging kickback scheme
February 9, 2017
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The state has joined federal prosecutors in alleging that Oklahoma-based Emergency Medical Services Authority and its director were part of a kickback scheme that involved the state's former ambulance services provider.
The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office filed a complaint in a Texas federal court this week asking to partially intervene in a whistleblower lawsuit against EMSA, a public trust that serves more than 1.1 million residents, including those in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.
The state's complaint alleges that the Oklahoma Health Care Authority paid more than $64...