2021 New York Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - Specific Offenses
Title K - Offenses Involving Fraud
Article 177 - Health Care Fraud
177.05 - Health Care Fraud in the Fifth Degree.

Universal Citation: NY Penal L § 177.05 (2021)
§ 177.05 Health care fraud in the fifth degree.

A person is guilty of health care fraud in the fifth degree when, with intent to defraud a health plan, he or she knowingly and willfully provides materially false information or omits material information for the purpose of requesting payment from a health plan for a health care item or service and, as a result of such information or omission, he or she or another person receives payment in an amount that he, she or such other person is not entitled to under the circumstances.

Health care fraud in the fifth degree is a class A misdemeanor.

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