Buckhead businesswoman pleads guilty to $1.2M Medicaid fraud scheme

The owner and operator of a Buckhead-based healthcare company pleaded guilty to a $1.2 million Medicaid fraud scheme, authorities said Tuesday.

Diandra Bankhead, 42, used her company, Elite Homecare, to submit thousands of fraudulent claims for Medicaid services that were never provided to medically fragile children, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia said in a news release.Between September 2015 and April 2018, Elite Homecare submitted more than 5,400 claims as a Georgia Pediatric Program (GAPP) provider, the release said. Most of the claims were found to be fraudulent by investigators.

Source: Buckhead businesswoman pleads guilty to $1.2M Medicaid fraud scheme / AJC

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