Woman arrested of 50 counts of Medicaid fraud

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 10:49am

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A case involving a large amount of fraudlent claims has led to an arrest by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit on March 17.

Chanci S. Shaw, 36, has been accused of falsifying both the Medicaid provider agreement and the Medicaid application form for an Opelousas health care agency. She also submitted 50 claims in 2009 alone, even after she knew her application wasn’t legitimate.

She has been charged with 50 counts of Medicaid fraud and three counts of filing false public records.

If convicted, she could face up to five years in prison for each count of fraud.


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