Emporia woman sentenced to 14 months in prison, ordered to repay $12,000 for Medicaid fraud

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EMPORIA – (May 17, 2018) – An Emporia woman was sentenced yesterday to more than a year in prison and ordered to repay more than $12,000 to the Kansas Medicaid Program after pleading guilty to Medicaid fraud-related charges, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Jennifer Flores, 40, pleaded guilty in January in Lyon County District Court to two felony counts of making a false claim to the Medicaid program. Yesterday, Judge W. Lee Fowler sentenced Flores to 14 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections. Fowler also ordered Flores to repay $12,869.83 to the Kansas Medicaid Program and reimburse the attorney general’s office for the costs of the investigation. Convictions such as this one may also result in a period during which the defendant...

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Emporia woman sentenced to 14 months in prison, ordered to repay $12,000 for Medicaid fraud

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