July 11, 2013
Wetumpka Woman Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud
LaShawn Denise Anthony, 42, of Wetumpka, entered a guilty plea today to one count of health care fraud, admitting that she and her business had falsely billed Alabama Medicaid, announced George L. Beck, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama. Anthony had been scheduled to go to trial on July 22, 2013, on the indictment returned against her in December 2012.
April 22, 2013
Lauderdale County Doctor Sentenced for Health Care and Wire Fraud
Diana K. McCutcheon, 55, of Killen, was sentenced on four counts of health care fraud and two counts of wire fraud in connection with billing a health insurer and Medicare for non-reimbursable cosmetic skin treatments. Judge Johnson ordered McCutcheon to pay restitution of $990,389 to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama and Medicare and serve a year and a day in jail.
March 13, 2013
Home Health Care Company Techota, LLC, to Pay United States $150,000
Techota, LLC, billed Medicare for home health services that were not eligible for reimbursement because the services were not medically reasonable and necessary or were not provided.