Monday, 03 24, 2014
Deputy Communications Director
General Jack Conway and his Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit today announced
that a former director of a Kentucky caretaker service has been indicted on
charges involving forgery and fraud.
March 4, a Fayette County grand jury charged Cheron L. Miller, 35, with four counts
of second-degree forgery and one count of defrauding the Kentucky Medicaid
program, which are class D felonies. Miller
was arrested today by an investigator with Attorney General Conway’s Medicaid
Fraud and Abuse Control Unit and the Lexington Police Dept.
is the former executive director of Support Source, Inc., a company that
provided caretaking services to disabled individuals. While employed at Support Source, Miller allegedly
obtained a false diploma and falsified her credentials on numerous waiver
services forms. Those forms were then
submitted to the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
will be arraigned in Fayette Circuit Court.
If convicted, she faces up to 25 years in prison and a felony fine.
case was investigated by General Conway’s Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit
and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ Office of the Inspector
General. It will be prosecuted by the
Office of the Attorney General in Fayette Circuit Court.
charge is merely an accusation. A
defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Attorney General Conway took office in January 2008, his Office of Medicaid
Fraud and Abuse Control has recovered or been awarded more than $260 million
dollars for the state and federal Medicaid programs. These cases range from
lawsuits and settlements against pharmaceutical companies to cases against
2013, General Conway’s Medicaid Fraud Unit was named one of the most aggressive
in the country by the nonprofit watchdog group Public Citizen.
Attorney General’s tip line for reporting allegations of Medicaid fraud is
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