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Definition and Required Punishment for Medicaid Fraud – Ind. Code Ann.§ 35-43-5-7.1

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The law states that it is Medicaid fraud, a  Class D felony, for any person to:

1.      Knowingly or intentionally files a false Medicaid claim;

2.      Obtains payment from the Medicaid program by false or misleading information;

3.      Acquires a Medicaid provider number by unauthorized means;

4.      Alters documents with the intent to defraud the Medicaid program;

5.      Conceals information in order to receive unauthorized Medicaid payments.

Current as of June 2015