Seminole County Woman Arrested for Medicaid Fraud
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-An investigation by Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit today resulted in the arrest of a Seminole County woman, Teryl Atkins, for medicaid fraud. Atkins was employed by A&S Quality Care, where she allegedly billed the Medicaid program for more than $8,000 in services that were deemed fraudulent, duplicative, or not authorized for reimbursement. Atkin's arrest follows the arrests of her A&S coworkers, Shirley Simmons, Keisha Carter and Kandida Michel, in July. According to the investigation, A&S paid illegal kickbacks to employees for the referral of new Medicaid recipients and billed the Medicaid program for more than $45,000 in duplicative and unauthorized services.
- Date:August 13, 2014
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies