6 Home Health Aides Charged In NY Medicaid Fraud Scheme

By Jacob Batchelor (June 10, 2015, 6:54 PM EDT) -- Six home health care workers were arrested Tuesday on charges of defrauding the New York State Medicaid Program by forging credentials and falsely billing the program, according to the state attorney general's office.

The six allegedly involved in the scheme were charged separately on numerous counts, including buying fake health care certificates, forging home health care credentials and submitting false bills for no-show jobs to the state Medicaid program, the New York AG's office said.

"Every New Yorker must play by the same set of rules, especially those who are trusted to help our most vulnerable citizens," Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...

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