Henderson woman convicted for Medicaid fraud
KENUTCKY (WFIE) - Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron says an investigation by his Medicaid Fraud Unit led to the conviction of a Henderson woman.
38-year-old Carla Smith is accused of defrauding the Kentucky Medical Assistance Program, also known as Medicaid.
On March 13, Smith pleaded guilty to one count of Devising or Engaging in a Scheme to Defraud the Kentucky Medical Assistance Program over $300 or more (Class D Felony) and one count of Theft by Deception over $500 but less than $10,000 (Class D Felony).
On the same day, a Union County Judge sentenced Smith to a total of six years, five of which will be on probation.
Smith was also ordered to pay restitution of $6,016.60.
According to indictment, from March to May 2019, Smith provided false information to fraudulently obtain payment from the Kentucky Medical Assistance Program.
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