Okeechobee Woman Arrested for More Than $34,000 in Medicaid Fraud
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office arrested Nancy Zeigler, 53, for more than $34,000 in Medicaid fraud. According to the investigation, Ziegler fraudulently billed Medicaid for services never provided while employed as the Executive Director at Okeechobee Rehabilitation Facility, Inc. Ziegler allegedly billed Medicaid for adult day care, transportation and respite care that amounted to more than $34,000. Zeigler is charged with one count of Medicaid fraud, a second-degree felony. If convicted, she faces up to 15 years in prison, a fine of more than $170,000, and restitution. The Attorney General's Office of Statewide Prosecution is prosecuting this case.
- Date:November 25, 2014
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
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