Corporate Compliance

Nine LA residents arrested for Medicaid fraud

Compliance Monitor, April 22, 2009

Former and current personal care attendants at First Thessalonians Community Programs were arrested for allegedly defrauding the Louisiana Medicaid program of “thousands of dollars”, according to a Department of Justice release.
The suspects submitted false timesheets and service logs for services they did not perform, according to the release. As a result, First Thessalonians Community Programs billed Medicaid for services that were not performed. First Thessalonians is a licensed Medicaid provider that provides personal care services to disabled Medicaid beneficiaries.

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