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A newly released report shows Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is recovering millions of lost Medicaid dollars. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General report highlights more than $165 million in recoveries by the MFCU during federal fiscal year 2015-2016.
“My Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigators work tirelessly to stop Medicaid fraud and recover stolen funds for taxpayers,” said Attorney General Bondi. “This report sends the strong message that we will continue to aggressively pursue anyone trying to defraud Florida’s Medicaid program.” More.
Certified Nursing Assistant Arrested for Abuse of a Disabled Adult
Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Baker County Sheriff’s Office arrested a certified nursing assistant for abuse of a disabled adult. Emily S. Martin, 21, is a Baker County resident formerly employed as a CNA at Northeast Florida State Hospital. According to the MFCU investigation, Martin grabbed and shoved a disabled patient at Northeast Florida State Hospital in a forceful manner, inflicting physical harm on the victim. More.