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Medicaid Provider Arrested for Fraud

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit today announced the arrest of a Gadsden County resident for Medicaid provider fraud. Aretha Derrico, 44, is the owner of a home community based services company called Heavenly Choices. A complaint to the Attorney General's fraud hotline initiated a Medicaid fraud investigation against Derrico for allegedly stealing more than $57,000 from the Florida Medicaid Program. According to the investigation, Derrico billed for services not provided and for services not authorized for reimbursement.


Action Details

  • Date:January 5, 2016
  • Agency:Florida Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies