Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has charged three Pennsylvanians with Medicaid fraud.
According to court papers, Catrina Abbot, 33, of Philadelphia is accused of submitting false time sheets that netted her more than $3,000 through fraudulent Medicaid claims.
Abbott is facing multiple charges including four counts of Medicaid fraud, two counts of theft by deception and one count of receiving stolen property. She was released on her own recognizance after a preliminary arraignment Thursday.
Robert Ruffin, 55, of Pittsburgh is accused of receiving more than $2,000 by submitting false time sheets and billing for services not rendered for two juvenile clients with the Philadelphia Mental Health Center, according to the criminal complaint.
Ruffin is charged with four counts of Medicaid fraud, three counts each of theft by deception and forgery and one count of receiving stolen property. He was released on his own recognizance after a preliminary arraignment Thursday.
Sandra Grisson, 49, of Waynesboro, Franklin County is accused of submitting false time sheets that resulted in her being paid more than $2,000 for services she never rendered, officials say. Grisson is charged with two counts of Medicaid fraud and one count of theft by deception. Her bail was set at $20,000 unsecured at a preliminary arraignment Thursday.