Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of Clark County Man
April 11, 2016
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Clark County man by the Clark County Sheriff’s Department in cooperation with the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.
Rodney Brothers Jr., 42, of Arkadelphia, was arrested on one count of abuse of an endangered or impaired person. Brothers is currently being held in the Clark County Jail awaiting arraignment. He is accused of assaulting a resident of the Arkadelphia Human Development Center, a Class D felony.
The Attorney General’s office conducted the investigation in cooperation with the Prosecuting Attorney of the 9th-East Judicial District, Blake Batson.
Medicaid fraud occurs when Medicaid providers use the Medicaid program to obtain money to which they are not entitled. To report Medicaid fraud or abuse or neglect in residential care facilities, call the Attorney General’s Medicaid fraud hotline at (866) 810-0016.