A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrests Of Six NYC And Westchester Home Health Aides Charged With Defrauding Medicaid
NEW YORK - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrests of six home health care workers who worked in the Bronx, Kings, New York, Richmond and Westchester Counties accused of defrauding the New York State Medicaid Program, either directly or through a Medicaid managed care plan. The defendants are charged separately, including allegations against four of them for defrauding the program of more than $30,000. They were arrested and charged with a variety of felonies, including identity theft, grand larceny and possession of forged documents for faking home-health care credentials and submitting false billings for services which were never rendered.
- Date:June 10, 2015
- Agency:New York Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies