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Missouri AG Nixon Recovers $462926 In Ongoing Medicaid Fraud

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Attorney General’s News Release

August 7, 2007
Nixon recovers $462,926 in ongoing Medicaid fraud investigation in Dekalb County

Jefferson City, Mo. — Attorney General Jay Nixon announced today that the Missouri Medicaid program will be receiving $462,926 from a pharmacy in DeKalb County that is under investigation for Medicaid fraud. Nixon said the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in his office has recovered the money from the Randolph Drug Store in Maysville.

Attorney General Abbott Recovers $15.7 Million In Medicaid Costs Under National Settlement (PharmaLive)

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PharmaLive: Attorney General Abbott Recovers $15.7 Million In Medicaid Costs Under National Settlement

AUSTIN, Dec. 7, 2006 - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced Texas will receive more than $15.7 million under a national settlement with one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies.

Investigators Arrest Pharmacy Owner Indicted For Medicaid Fraud

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Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Attorney General Abbott’s Investigators Arrest Pharmacy Owner Indicted For Medicaid Fraud

Erasmo Cantu arrested in Brownsville; over $5 million in theft alleged

BROWNSVILLE - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced the arrest of a Cameron County pharmacy owner who was indicted by a grand jury on Oct. 18 for felony offenses involving more than $5 million in alleged fraudulent Medicaid reimbursements for excessive prescription refills.

STATE INVESTIGATION REVEALS WIDESPREAD MEDICAID FRAUD

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Department of Law
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Albany, NY 12224

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For Immediate Release
October 25, 2006

STATE INVESTIGATION REVEALS WIDESPREAD MEDICAID FRAUD

Doctor and pharmacists among those indicted for multi-million dollar fraud

Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and State Medicaid Inspector General Kimberly O’Connor today announced that, after a 4-month undercover investigation, prosecutors and investigators have dismantled a Medicaid fraud ring involving a doctor, pharmacists, several city pharmacies, millions in fraudulent Medicaid billings and large monetary transfers to individuals in Pakistan.

Major Medicaid Fraud Ring Dismantled - North Country Gazette

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Major Medicaid Fraud Ring Dismantled - North Country Gazette -
“ALBANY-Following after a four-month undercover investigation conducted by the state Attorney General’s office and the state Medicaid Inspector General’s office, prosecutors and investigators have dismantled a Medicaid fraud ring which involving a doctor, pharmacists, several city pharmacies, millions in fraudulent Medicaid billings and large monetary transfers to individuals in Pakistan.

Sixteen individuals and five corporations have been indicted in the ongoing investigation and a civil action has been filed against 20 individuals and entities freezing assets and seeking the recovery of more than $22 million…”

National Medicaid transport probed -- The Washington Times

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National Medicaid transport probed — The Washington Times

“Since so much money is involved here, the federal government certainly has a very keen interest in how it is spent,” Donald White, spokesman for the HHS inspector general, said yesterday of the nationwide look at Medicaid transportation costs.

Federal Audit of Medicaid Transportation Costs- Kaiser network.org

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Federal Audit of Medicaid Transportation Costs To Determine … - Kaiser network.org -
Federal Audit of Medicaid Transportation Costs To Determine
Kaiser network.org, DC
Health care consultant Robin Mathias said Medicaid programs can lose as much as 30% to 50% of nonemergency transportation spending to fraud and abuse, adding
US probing Medicaid transportation Science Daily (press release)
US probing Medicaid transportation Market-Day.net

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