Edmonton physician charged with fraud in relation to billing practices

Edmonton, Alberta – An Edmonton physician has been charged in relation to fraudulent billing.

In April 2021, the EPS Economic Crimes Section (ECS) received a request from Alberta Justice to assist the Service Alberta Health Investigations Unit (HIU) with the arrest of an Edmonton based physician in relation to an ongoing fraudulent billing scheme dating back to 2013.

Medical Billing Fraud
Medical Billing Fraud

It is alleged that the physician fraudulently billed the Alberta Government between $3.5-$4.1 million in fees for services.

On April 23, 2021, EPS ECS and HIU members arrested Dr.Yifei Shi, 33, and charged her with one global count each of fraud over $5,000 and theft over $5,000.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: 21R041

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