Six home healthcare workers and patients were charged with making false statements to Medicaid regarding home healthcare services that were neither received nor provided. All of the Indictments involve allegations that the defendants made false statements in Medicaid timesheets that certain patients and workers provided or received personal care services when, in reality, the patients or workers were actually somewhere else.
Elizabeth Jones Powell pleaded guilty in to federal charges of health care fraud and tax evasion. After her prison term, she will be on supervised release for three years. She will also have to pay back more than $450,000 in fraudulent Medicaid claims and unpaid taxes.
A judge has ordered a Canyon County man to complete three years of probation as part of his sentence for stealing approximately $13,000 in Medicaid payments by illegally billing Idaho for medical services regarding an adopted son.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of an Izard County woman for marrying a patient she was caring for, which would make her ineligible to be paid by the Medicaid program, and continuing to provide care.
A former clinical pharmacy manager from Jonesborough was sentenced to 16 months in federal prison for healthcare fraud, which resulted in at least a $4.4 million loss to TennCare.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the conviction of a Pocola, Oklahoma man for Medicaid fraud. Shawn Howard pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court and was sentenced to five years in the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC), with an additional 15 years suspended.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Therapist receives 46-month prison sentence for fraud” published by Central Penn Business Journal. A judge sentenced a Lancaster County behavioral health consultant to 46 months' imprisonment for lying to her employer about prior Medicaid fraud convictions.
The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina says 46-year-old Shephard Lee Spruill II of Winterville, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud, and perjury.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “She pulled teeth, provided fillings, but wasn’t a dentist and is headed to prison,” published by the Idaho Statesman. Cherie R. Dillon, 62, will spend five years in prison for completing dental procedures that legally could only be performed by a dentist.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Clifton Medical Supply Store Owner Admits To $100,000 Medicaid Fraud Scheme” published by South Passaic Daily Voice.