Centralia Man Sentenced for Health Care Fraud
During his plea hearing, Mays, who is a beneficiary of the ILlinois Home Services program, admitted that he had submitted, together with his personal assistant, false and fraudulent claims in regard to the hours of services performed by his personal assistant in the Home Services Program. The Medicaid Waiver Program is designed to allow individuals to stay in their homes instead of entering a nursing home.
The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General and the Illinois State Police.
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