Mother and caretaker accused of defrauding Medicaid

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A London mother and a woman caring for her son have pleaded guilty to defrauding Medicaid out of thousands of dollars.

The Attorney General’s Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse announced Thursday that 42-year-old Angelia Rawlings submitted more than $1,200 in false receipts for health care items to the Cumberland Valley Area Development District, to be reimbursed by Medicaid.

The office says 47-year-old Janice Mosley, of London, submitted 10 months of fraudulent timesheets worth more than $4,500 to Cumberland Valley Area Development District as a Consumer Directed Option (CDO) employee for Rawlings’ son.

Rawlings pleaded guilty to two counts of theft by unlawful taking over $500 and two counts of Kentucky Medical Assistance Fraud of $300 or more, according to the Attorney General’s Office.

In exchange for her guilty plea, the Commonwealth recommended three years on each count, to run concurrent, and probation for a period of three years.

Mosley pleaded guilty to one count of theft by unlawful taking over $500 and one count of Kentucky Medical Assistance Fraud of $300 or more.

In exchange for her guilty plea, the Commonwealth recommended two years on each count, to run concurrent, and probation for three years.

The Attorney General’s Office says both Rawlings and Mosley must also pay restitution under the plea agreements.

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