Alleged Personal Care Medicaid Fraud Found in Missouri and Rhode Island
On April 25, Angel’s Care Inc. (ACI), doing business as Angel’s Care Home Health Services, agreed to pay the state of Missouri $149,414 for billing Medicaid for services not rendered. ACI is a Medicaid provider of in-home personal care services. ACI claimed to have provided in-home personal care services after two clients were deceased, and after others were hospitalized, from September 2009 through November 2012.
Of the total $149,414 owed, ACI will pay $38,971.59 to the state for its fraudulent billings, $77.743.18 in damages, $25,000 in penalties, and over $7,000 to cover the costs of the state’s investigation.