Headlines Optometrist Charged with Insurance Fraud Published 6 years ago on June 28, 2017 By INVISION Staff Share Tweet He has a July court date. Authorities have filed felony charges against an optometrist who worked in Montana for allegedly submitting false insurance claims, the Billings Gazette reports. Gary Alfred White is alleged to have committed the crimes from 2012 to 2014. He practiced at Wal-Mart in Laurel, MT, until 2014, at which point he set up an office in the city of Plentywood. Charges againt White include theft by insurance fraud, Medicaid fraud, and false claim to a public agency, according to the Gazette. He was investigated by state authorities as well as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana. Authorities believe that in numerous instances he billed for eye photography that wasn’t necessary. He’s also accused of diagnosing some patients with benign neoplasm when they did not, in fact, have the condition. White is set to appear in court in July. He’s believed to reside in South Carolina now. Read more at the Billings Gazette Advertisement Related Topics:fraudLegal click to Comment(Comment) Up Next INVISION Takes Gold for Best Publication at TABPI Awards Don't Miss Independent Retailer Builds Business on $99 Eyewear SPONSORED VIDEO Crizal® Sapphire™ HR: Invisible Shield of Protection Your patients’ main concerns of anti-glare, scratch resistance, and easiness to clean are covered. Crizal Sapphire HR, the latest and most advanced product in the Crizal No-Glare range, is now widely available across lab networks and through all major managed vision care providers. Crizal Sapphire HR is available with Essilor’s advanced lens designs such as Varilux® progressive lenses and Eyezen® enhanced single vision lenses. Click here to learn more. *External laboratory tests and internal technical tests – 2020. Compared to the competitor most known lens-brands by consumers (2019 external brand tracking in 11 countries). The word ’overall’ refers to anti-reflective coatings important criteria, ranked through an external quantitative consumer study – 2019. You may like Promoted Headlines On the Edger Maximizing Profit With In-House Finishing Visionix Made in Italy Italian Trade Agency Turn Patients Into Loyal Eyewear Shoppers Optify Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Headlines18 hours ago Record Halloween Spending Expected: NRF Photo Gallery20 hours ago 23 Painfully Relatable Memes About Working Holiday Retail Cover Stories21 hours ago Is Eyecare Ready for the Metaverse? Press Releases3 days ago Modern Optical Canada Announces New Collaboration with ZEISS Vision Care Canada Press Releases3 days ago IbisVision Launches Breakthrough Refraction Technology for Over-the-Internet Eye Prescriptions at Las Vegas Expo Photo Gallery4 weeks ago Celebrity Eyewear Pics Featuring SJP, Russell Crowe, ‘Half’ of Oasis, and Shakira (Of Course!) Photo Gallery20 hours ago 23 Painfully Relatable Memes About Working Holiday Retail Sponsored Content7 days ago Made in Italy Sponsored Content4 weeks ago Turn Patients Into Loyal Eyewear Shoppers America's Finest4 weeks ago Trading on a Good Name Sponsored Content4 weeks ago Turn Patients Into Loyal Eyewear Shoppers Sponsored Webinars2 months ago Shop! Masterclass Webinar: Sustainability for Retail: How Retailers Create Social, Environmental and Cultural Innovations Sponsored Content2 months ago Now Available: New Varilux® XR series™ Sponsored Webinars3 months ago Human-Centric Design in a Digital World: Creating Unexpected Moments That Inspire, Educate, and Connect at Retail Sponsored Content4 months ago The Very First of Its Kind: Introducing Ray-Ban Reverse Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION. Advertisement Advertisement Most Popular Photo Gallery20 hours ago 23 Painfully Relatable Memes About Working Holiday Retail Sponsored Content7 days ago Made in Italy True Tales4 days ago The Farting Mom Chronicles: One Optician’s Terrible Tale Best of the Best1 week ago The One Tool a NY Practice Says Is ‘Essential’ in Targeting Ads to Website Visitors America's Finest6 days ago At This Alberta Practice, the Eyewear Is Global, the Exams Are Thorough and the Staff Are Valued Sponsored Content5 days ago On the Edger Maximizing Profit With In-House Finishing Headlines1 week ago National Pharmacy Chains Targeted for Unapproved Eyecare Products Columns7 days ago You’re In Optometry School… Now What?