Home Care Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Medicaid Fraud, Agrees to Pay $1,000,000 Restitution
Concord, NH -- Attorney General John M. Formella announces that Richard Wennerberg, age 72, of Grantham, pleaded guilty and was sentenced on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in the Merrimack County Superior Court to two counts of class B felony Medicaid fraud. Wennerberg is the owner of Alternative Care @ Home, LLC, a company licensed to provide in-home personal care services to Medicaid beneficiaries. Between January 2015 and December 2018, Wennerberg submitted claims for reimbursement for in-home, personal care services that were never actually provided, and which included periods when Alternative Care's clients were not at home, but instead were in hospitals or nursing homes.
- Date:July 13, 2021
- Agency:New Hampshire Attorney General
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