Kansas City woman pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud, drug charges

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) – Last week, a Kansas City woman last week pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud and related charges according to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.

Jennifer Lynn Jones, 28, pleaded guilty in Wyandotte County District Court to one count of Medicaid fraud, one count of felony possession of a controlled substance and one count of making false information.

The charges stemmed from an investigation by the attorney general’s Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Division, which revealed that Jones stole prescription medications while working as a certified nurse aide in a Wyandotte County nursing facility.

The crimes happened in June 2018 and she stole Oxycodone, an opioid classified by Kansas law as a schedule two controlled substance.

Source: KC woman pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud, drug charges / KCTV News5

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