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Pa. AG accuses three of Medicaid billing fraud

The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General accused three Southeastern Pennsylvania residents of fraudulently billing Medicaid a total of $26,558 for personal-care services.

The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General accused three Southeastern Pennsylvania residents of fraudulently billing Medicaid a total of $26,558 for personal-care services.

Jeanne Schafle, 60, of Ambler, allegedly billed Medicaid $9,444 for attendant-care services to her daughter when her daughter was in the hospital on 13 separate occasions from March 2012 through March of this year.

William Swinson III, 40, of Philadelphia, was accused of billing Medicaid $11,503 for services to a Medicaid beneficiary for more than two months after the beneficiary died.

Dawn Roberts, 22, also of Philadelphia, allegedly billed Medicaid $5,611 for services when she was working at another job. She also continued billing Medicaid after she was fired by her client, the Medicaid beneficiary.

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