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May 15, 2012
TOPEKA Two more people pleaded guilty to charges of Medicaid fraud and were ordered to repay nearly $13,000, the Kansas Attorney General's Office announced today.
Teresa Corber, 39, of Independence, entered guilty pleas to two counts of unlawful acts relating to the Medicaid program, one count of making false information, one count of theft and one count of making a false claim to the Medicaid program. All the charges were felonies.
As part of her plea, Corber must repay $8,883.10 to the Kansas Medicaid program.
Molly Musgrove, 58, of Independence, also pleaded guilty to three felony counts and must repay $4,271.60 to Medicaid.
The pleas were accepted by Judge Robert J. Fleming in Labette County District Court. Assistant Attorney General Amanda Voth prosecuted the cases.
The charges stemmed from an investigation into home health care billings by several employees and independent care attendants who used Southeast Kansas Independent Living Center (SKIL) as their payroll agent.
Corber and Musgrove submitted claims as personal care attendants for Medicaid beneficiaries but never provided services.
Last week, two others involved in the investigation pleaded guilty of Medicaid fraud and were ordered to repay $30,000. Charges against six other individuals involved in the investigation are still pending.
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