Dr. Annie Bukacek
Dr. Annie Bukacek sits behind piles of private patient records that she was required to compile for state and federal investigations into her billing practices for Medicaid reimbursements as well as into her custom of praying with patients.
Mobile Command Post
The driver poses outside the Mobile Command Post that arrived unannounced at Dr. Annie Bukacek’s office, carrying government investigators who interviewed staffers and copied office documents and patient health care records from Hosanna Health Care.
Posted: Sunday, November 8, 2009 2:00 am
Dr. Annie Bukacek of Hosanna Health Care in Kalispell was
surprised when a 30- to 40-foot-long command-post vehicle pulled up
unannounced last week, along with a posse of state and federal
health-care fraud investigators.
That marked the latest in a string of inquiries that started
last April. Apparently someone alleged abuse of patients or fraud
with regard to Medicaid billing involving Bukacek's medical
practice. Questions about praying with patients also have been
Sunday, November 8, 2009 2:00 am.