Caregiver Charged With Medicaid Fraud
Michelle Pearce, age 35, of Winooski, Vermont, was arraigned today in Vermont Superior Court for Windsor County on four felony counts of Medicaid Fraud. According to court documents, Ms. Pearce was employed as the caregiver for a minor child with special needs enrolled in the Children's Personal Care Services program. She is alleged to have submitted thirty-nine timesheets purporting to have provided 461.5 hours of care when the child was actually enrolled in school, resulting in approximately $4,500 in overpayments by the Vermont Medicaid program.
- Date:December 24, 2013
- Agency:Vermont Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies