Rutledge Announces Arrest of Northwest Arkansas Woman for Medicaid Fraud
March 1, 2018
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the arrest of a Springdale woman.
Erin Oliver, 40, turned herself into the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office on February 28 and was released on $5,000 bond. She is charged with two counts of Medicaid fraud, Class B felonies. She is accused of billing for services not rendered and billing at rates higher than those set by state law, totaling $112,303.04. The case was referred to the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit by the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General.
Medicaid fraud occurs when 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, contact the Attorney General’s Medicaid fraud hotline at (866) 810-0016 or firstname.lastname@example.org.