JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Howard S. Schneider, the pediatric dentist who faced allegations of mistreatment of pediatric patients, will have a new judge in his Medicaid fraud case.
Judge Angela Cox has taken over the case after Judge Mark Hulsey recused himself for unknown reasons. There was speculation that he has a connection to Schneider’s family.
Schneider’s next hearing will be Jan. 21.
Schneider, 78, is charged with 11 counts of unauthorized Medicaid claims.
Schneider bonded out of jail on a $110,000 bond and was released.
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