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EMS Chief Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud

By rlsmetro on
Delran

Police say that on Tuesday, former emergency medical services chief, Donald Horner, 67, pleaded guilty to insurance fraud and tampering with public records.

According to reports, Horner falsified patient care records so that he could bill insurance companies and collect money for services that were not billable.

Horner has to pay reparations, give up his EMT certification, do community service, and pay a fine of $1,300, according to the plea agreement.

Donald Horner changed reports 27 times during his time as chief of the Delran Emergency Squad to hide the fact that his certification had expired 11 of those 27 reports led to $4,307 in insurance payout, Burlington County prosecutors say.

Horner is looking at 364 days in county jail, officials say.