Former Caregiver Arrested for Grand Theft in Connection to Medicaid Fraud Scheme
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Ashley Moody's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Alachua County Sheriff's Office today announced the arrest of a former caregiver for grand theft. Dorothy L. Mitchem submitted fraudulent timesheets and accepted payment for services not rendered to a disabled Medicaid recipient. Mitchem previously worked as a direct service worker for Consumer Direct Care Network Florida to provide in-home, personal care services to a disabled adult. CDCNF assists clients who need attendant care services in their home to select, train and manage their own caregiver.
- Date:October 19, 2020
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies