Posts Tagged ‘Florida Attorney General’

AG’s Office Announces Arrest of Levy County Woman for Medicaid Fraud

March 21, 2013

HealthCareFraudThe Florida Attorney General’s office announced this week the arrest of Donna Michelle Smith, a Levy County resident, who is being charged with Medicaid fraud. Smith was a service provider enrolled through the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities to provide personal care assistance, companion care and respite services to Medicaid recipients. (more…)

AG Announces the Arrest of Jacksonville HHA Owner for $400,000 in Medicaid Fraud

February 19, 2013

Attorney General Pam Bondi today announced the arrest of a Duval County woman accused of stealing more than $400,000 from Florida’s Aged and Disabled Adult Waiver Program. The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit charged Edna Lorraine Watkins, 34, with two counts of Medicaid provider fraud and one count of grand theft. She is accused of billing Medicaid for services that were never rendered and billing for services to recipients who were ineligible for Medicaid. Some of the people to whom she claimed to have provided services were in jail at the time the services were supposedly rendered. (more…)