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    Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Conviction of Little Rock Woman


    February 23, 2016

    LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Pulaski County woman for Medicaid fraud. Quashonna Evans pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court. Evans will serve one year probation and pay a fine of $1,000.

    “Attorneys and agents within the Attorney General’s office are working diligently with local prosecutors to combat abuse within the Medicaid system,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “This conviction was the direct result of a citizen complaint, and I encourage all Arkansans if they suspect Medicaid fraud to contact the Attorney General’s office.”

    Evans, 27, of Little Rock pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud, a Class A misdemeanor. Evans billed the Arkansas Medicaid Program for services that were not rendered.

    The case was prosecuted in coordination with Prosecuting Attorney Larry Jegley.

    To report Medicaid fraud or abuse or neglect in residential care facilities, contact the Attorney General’s Medicaid fraud hotline at (866) 810-0016 or oag@arkansasag.gov.

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