Isaac Arowosaye: A Medicaid scam artist and an Ekiti State gubernatorial aspirant

Monday, May 3, 2010

Isaac Arowosaye
The owner of a home health care agency in Orange was arrested Monday on charges he submitted a false application to become a Medicaid provider and fraudulently billed Medicaid for $5 million in services that were never rendered or were authorized with forged physician signatures.

Olasehmdeme "Isaac" Arowosaye, 53, of West Orange, the operator of Be Kind Health Care Services Inc., was charged with second-degree health care claims fraud, third-degree Medicaid fraud and third-degree tampering with public records, according to state Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Riza Dagli,

Arowosaye was arrested as the result of a cooperative investigation by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor and the state Office of the Medicaid Inspector General.

Investigators arrested Arowosaye near his home. They also executed a search warrant and seized records at the offices of Be Kind Health Care Services at 289 Reynolds Terrace. He is being held in the Essex County Jail in Newark in lieu of $150,000 bail.

Be Kind Health Care Services is owned by Arowosaye. The company employs personal care assistants to provide services such as bathing, medical care and assistance with everyday activities to incapacitated patients in their homes.

Be Kind Health Care Services billed Medicaid a total of $4,970,359 for services purportedly rendered between July 2005 and July 2008. However, the investigation revealed that Arowosaye, who is CEO of the company, and Be Kind Health Care Services allegedly billed Medicaid for services that were never rendered, as well as services that were not medically necessary and were authorized by Medicaid based on forged documents.

His involvement in Ekiti State's Politics
Isaac Arowosaye, an Ekiti State gubernatorial aspirant. Isaac's political campaign website,, states that he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Master’s degree in Political science from Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. 

Isaac Arowosaye's flamboyant lifestyle
Arowosaye's campaign website reveals the flamboyant lifestyle that Mr. Arowosaye and his family are living. The cars in their garage are Ferari, Rolls Royce, Bentley and BMW. 


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