Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of Craighead County Man
August 17, 2015
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Craighead County man by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.
Emmitt Paul Milam, 45, of Jonesboro was arrested on one count of Medicaid fraud. Milam was booked into the Pulaski County Jail where he posted bond and was released. He is accused of billing the Arkansas Medicaid Program more than $55,000 for services that were not rendered, a Class B felony.
Medicaid fraud occurs when Medicaid providers use the Medicaid program to obtain money to which they are not entitled.