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Home health care owner sentenced to more than five years for defrauding Georgia Medicaid

ATLANTA -Diandra Bankhead, the owner and operator of Elite Homecare ("Elite"), an Atlanta-based home healthcare provider, has been sentenced for defrauding Medicaid out of nearly $1 million. Between September 2015 and April 2018, Bankhead submitted thousands of fraudulent claims for services that were never provided to medically fragile children under the Georgia Pediatric Program ("GAPP").


Action Details

  • Date:December 2, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Georgia
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions