Tavonjia Hills Scott, 44, and her daughter, Dominiqua Hills, 23, both of 1627 East Villien Street, Abbeville, were arrested today by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit for conspiring to defraud the Medicaid program. Dominiqua Hills is charged with one count of felony Medicaid fraud for allegedly submitting
In a separate incident, Shantrell Talton, 42, of 8742 Gervais Street, New Orleans, was arrested Wednesday by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and charged with one count of felony Medicaid fraud after allegedly submitting time sheets and service logs that indicated she worked more hours than she actually did. As a
In another separate incident, Tiffany Y. Wilson, 42, of 2316 Chatsworth Road, Franklin, was arrested Tuesday by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and charged with one count of felony Medicaid fraud after allegedly submitting false time sheets and service logs to the two personal
Hills, Talton and Wilson were working as direct care service workers, hired by Medicaid providers to care for physically handicapped or elderly Medicaid recipients. Direct care service workers provide caregiver services such as cooking, grooming and bathing.
Each count of Medicaid fraud is punishable by up to five years in prison and up to $20,000 in fines. Conspiracy to commit Medicaid fraud is punishable by up to two and a half years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines.