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Roland Crawford employment

01/01/2002 - 09/16/2009

Roland Crawford was hired in 2002 as a Physical Therapy Assistant and is still employed during the interview (09/16/2009)

James McKinney employment

01/01/2006 - 09/17/2009

McKinney was hired around 2006 and was still employed at the time of his interview. He was hired as a physical therapist.

No Clinical Notes completed

01/01/2007 - 01/01/2008

Clinical Notes were not being completed at all in 2007 and 2008

No clients seen on the weekends

01/01/2007 - 05/27/2009

Faithworks staff does not work on the weekends. Springs provided tutoring on some weekends but no therapists are present on the weekends and no therapy is provided (from at least 2007-May 27,2009) No clients are, so there shouldn’t be anything billed on any weekend.

Springs hired at Faithworks


Springs was hired as an Administrative Assistant at $9.00/hr

Springs travels to Columbia to defend McKenzie


Springs drove to Columbia to defend McKenzie in an investigation conducted by SCDHHS. Since she had just begun working for McKenzie, she was testifying based on McKenzie's word.

McKenzie: 2 days/week

09/01/2007 - 09/30/2007

Springs states that it was to the best of her recollection that McKenzie was only at Faithworks approximately 2 days a week

Springs provides fine motor therapy

10/01/2007 - 07/01/2008

Springs provided fine motor therapy. McKenzie billed Medicaid for individual group therapy.

Springs lodges first complaint to the Fraud Hotline


Springs lodged her first complain to the Fraud Hotline. SCDHHS (Jocelyn Dawson) responded to Springs' complaint by visiting with McKenzie and showing McKenzie how to complete the paperwork

Medicaid billed for services provided by Springs and Cooper

10/01/2007 - 07/01/2008

Springs approximates that 50% of the billings for Speech Therapy services were provided by (Springs) and the other 50% of services were provided by Cooper

McKenzie may have been at Faithworks 5 times

10/01/2007 - 07/01/2008

Springs states that McKenzie may have only been at Faithworks a total of 5 times

McKenzie < 2 days/week

10/01/2007 - 06/01/2008

Early in her statement, Springs states that McKenzie was at Faithworks approximately 2 days a week. During this time period, Springs states that she was there even less than before and only performed therapy 5-6 times.

Springs provides Speech Therapy

10/01/2007 - 06/01/2008

Springs, although not qualified, was providing speech therapy to clients. Springs is certain McKenzie billed Medicaid for Speech Therapy provided by Springs

McKenzie goes on a cruise

12/01/2007 - 12/08/2007

McKenzie went on a cruise for a week; no clinical notes should be recorded

Ernest McKenzie providing Speech Therapy

05/01/2008 - 01/01/2009

(Exact dates not provided) Ernest McKenzie was providing Speech Therapy from Summer 2008 through 2009. Springs is not sure if McKenzie is licensed.

McKenzie goes on a cruise

12/06/2008 - 12/13/2008

McKenzie went on a cruise for a week; no clinical notes should be recorded

Wrapping presents all day


Faithworks spent the entire day wrapping gifts. No clients were seen on this date, so there shouldn’t be anything billed.

Christmas Party


Faithworks had a Christmas Party. No clients were seen, so there shouldn't be any billing

Only 5% of 2009 Clinical Notes completed

01/01/2009 - 05/27/2009

Springs states that to date (day of her interview 5/27/2009), only 5% of Clinical Notes for the year 2009 had been completed

Michael Black should have no billings for Speech Therapy

01/01/2009 - 12/01/2009

Michael Black qualifies for Speech Therapy but has received Physical Therapy in 2009. Therefore, there should not be any Speech Therapy billing for Michael Black in 2009.

No paperwork (see notes)

02/01/2009 - 08/01/2009

When interviewed, McKenzie immediately stated that she was deficient on her paperwork, having little or none from February 2009 to August 2009. She stated that she got behind because she had two deaths in her family.

Shopping for "Spring Fling"


Springs went shopping and was back and forth in the office setting up for Spring Fling the following day. No clients were seen on this date, so there shouldn't be anything billed.

"Spring Fling"


McKenzie held a "Spring Fling" and 8-10 children were billed for that day or later in the week. None of the children that attended the "Spring Fling" received any services, so there shouldn't be anything billed.

Cara Garman hired

05/01/2009 - 08/31/2009

During the summer (no exact date provided), McKenzie employed Cara Garmen of Med Travelers, to provide physical therapy services in addition to her usual staff therapists

McKinney at Faithworks less than an hour (see notes)


McKinney was at Faithworks from 5:10 pm until 5:50 pm but billed 4 children at one hour per child

Springs Interview


Katherine Springs is interviewed by investigators A. Curtis, J. Evans and C. Radcliff to gather informations regarding her employment at Faithworks Pediatric Innervations, Inc

Springs leaves Faithworks


Springs Written Statement


Katherine Springs writes a statement to Investigator J. Evans

Ross Interviewed


Investigators Bracy and Evans met with Betty Ross

McKenzie Interviewed


Investigators Bracy and Evans met with Betty McKenzie

Tracy Cooper Interview


Tracy Cooper interviewed by Investigators Bracy and Evans

McKenzie Interview (see notes)


Betty McKenzie interviewed by Investigators Evans and Bracy. McKenzie admits that she was not on premises as much as she first indicated (Interview on 08/26/2009), and that she had billed SC Medicaid on those days she was absent and was compensated for more than what she was entitled due to her absence. McKenzie also admitted that not all writing in book was her and that someone else had made the notes.

Betty Ross Interview


Betty Ross interviewed by Brady

Tracy Cooper


Tracy Cooper writes a statement to Bracy and Evans

Roland Crawford Interview


Roland Crawford interviewed by Investigators Bracy and Evans

James McKinney Interview


James McKinney interviewed by Investigators Bracy and Evans