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Multiple Personal Care Attendants Charged with Allegedly Defrauding Medicaid System

BOSTON - Five former personal care attendants (PCAs) and three PCA surrogates have been charged for allegedly defrauding the state's Medicaid program of approximately $260,000 by falsely billing for services that were not provided in a number of different cases, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today. The cases include allegations of billing MassHealth for services while a PCA was incarcerated, and charging for the care of a deceased person, along with several other schemes.


Action Details

  • Date:February 13, 2013
  • Agency:Massachusetts Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies