The former Chief Executive Officer at Riverside General Hospital went on trial this week.
Earnest Gibson is accused fraudulently billing Medicare for $158,000,000 over a 7 year period at the medical facility.
Gibson and several other hospital employees have been arrested and charged with health care fraud.
A jury was picked in the federal case this week.
The FBI in Houston confirms the trial is underway but there is no set time table when it will end.