Medicaid Fraud in NC

The NC Attorney General’s office has arrested 18 health care providers for Medicaid fraud in the last few weeks. Roy Cooper says more are to come in the upcoming weeks.

Those arrested include the following:

  • Andora Hailey, a Wake County mental health provider, is charged with four counts of Medicaid provider fraud. Investigators allege that she submitted more than $25,000 in bogus time sheets for payment.
  • Sarina Hotka, operator of a Cumberland County health care agency, is charged with eight counts of Medicaid provider fraud. Investigators allege that she billed the Medicaid program for more than $150,000 in unauthorized personal care services.
  • Gloria Rogers, a Cumberland County speech therapist, is charged with seven counts of Medicaid provider fraud. Investigators allege that she billed the Medicaid program for more than $50,000 in services she wasn’t licensed to provide.
  • Cynthia Denise McLean, operator of a Harnett County home health care agency, is charged with three counts of Medicaid provider fraud. Investigators allege that she submitted more than $8,000 in bogus time sheets for payment.
  • Geralyn Brown, operator of a Robeson County home health care agency, is charged with two counts of Medicaid provider fraud. Investigators allege that she submitted more than $1,000 in bogus time sheets for payment.
  • Timothy Batts, operator of a Wayne County group home, is charged with five counts of Medicaid provider fraud. Investigators allege that he billed the Medicaid program for more than $20,000 in unauthorized services at his group home and billed for services to Medicaid recipients that were not provided.

Cooper said that the above-listed arrests accounted for over $500,000 of Medicaid fraudulent payments.

About kemanuel

Medicare and Medicaid Regulatory Compliance Litigator

Posted on November 20, 2012, in Medicaid, Medicaid Fraud, Roy Cooper and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

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