Attorney General Chris Koster charged Sherri Grove, a licensed professional counselor, for billing Medicaid for family therapy services that she did not provide, according to a news release.
An investigation into the case revealed that Grove fraudulently billed Medicaid for more than 40 family therapy visits that did not occur during a six-month period in 2012, resulting in a $2,000 loss to the program.
Grove now faces eight class C felonies, punishable by up to seven years for each violation, plus penalties and restitution.
If you would like to report suspected Medicaid provider fraud, abuse or neglect, call toll free at 800-286-3932, or check out the Medicaid fraud website here.
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