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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.


Action Details

  • Date:October 19, 2020
  • Agency:Florida Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies