Port St. Lucie Woman Arrested for $19,000 in Medicaid Fraud
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office have arrested Claudia Laurenceau, 43, for defrauding the Medicaid program. According to the investigation, Laurenceau was responsible for assisting developmentally disabled Medicaid recipients while serving as a Medicaid Waiver Support Coordinator. Laurenceau allegedly billed the Medicaid program more than $19,000 for services she did not provide. The Agency for Persons with Disabilities had discontinued Laurenceau as a Medicaid Waiver Support Coordinator in November 2013 due to failure to perform her duties.
- Date:October 9, 2014
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies