Accusations of Medicaid fraud arise at two HISD schools

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HOUSTON - The executive director of the United Urban Alumni Association, Gerry Monroe claims Jeff Davis and Madison High Schools are charging Medicaid for services for Special Ed students, that aren't being rendered.

Monroe says he plans to take evidence to the FBI.

A teacher claiming to be from one of the schools is aiding Monroe, blowing the whistle about the claims.

"We're being encouraged to do stuff I feel is illegal, and I don't feel we should be billing for things that are either not being done or are not necessary," the teacher said.

HISD's internal audit team is investigating the accusations at both schools.

HISD STATEMENT

The Houston Independent School District is aware of allegations involving the improper billing of Medicaid. A review of Medicaid control processes is being conducted by HISD Administration and the Office of Internal Audit.