Municipality of Anchorage Employee Sentenced to One Year in Jail for Fraudulently Billing Medicaid $64,665.47
The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) successfully prosecuted 37 year old Lorie Nabong Batac for falsely billing Medicaid for personal care attendant (PCA) services. Batac worked full time for the Municipality of Anchorage as a property tax assessor and part time for Home Depot. The evidence collected by the MFCU showed that Batac often billed Medicaid for PCA services she claimed to be providing when she was in fact working at Home Depot or simultaneously billing for services provided to two different Medicaid recipients. The evidence further showed that Batac repeatedly billed for providing PCA services to Medicaid recipients while the recipients were traveling internationally or Batac was travelling domestically to Los Angeles and Hawaii. In total, Batac billed Medicaid $64,665.47 for services that were never performed.
- Date:January 27, 2014
- Agency:Alaska Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies