Webster County Professional Faces Eight Counts of Medicaid Fraud

By KOLR10 News

Published 02/28 2014 06:13PM

Updated 02/28 2014 10:20PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A Webster County woman was charged with eight felony counts of Medicaid fraud on Friday.

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.

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Featured Coupon


Featured Business