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10/15/2012 12:00:00 AM
Ferriday Woman Charged with Medicaid Fraud

A Ferriday woman has been arrested and charged with Medicaid fraud for filing false claims, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Ullonda Rena Curry, 29, of 200 Smith Lane, Apt. 26, was arrested on Thursday by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office. She was transported and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Friday on one count of Medicaid fraud.

Curry, a personal care attendant, submitted false timesheets to her employer claiming to be providing personal care services to a Medicaid patient at the patient’s home even though the patient was actually hospitalized at the time. This resulted in the Medicaid program being falsely billed, and Curry receiving $2,162 from her employer for work she did not perform.

Personal care attendants are hired by Medicaid providers to care for physically handicapped and/or elderly Medicaid recipients. They provide caregiver services such as cooking, grooming, and bathing.

To report suspected Medicaid fraud, please contact the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit at 1-888-799-6885.


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