Charges Dismissed Against Owner of Warwick Medical Company Accused in Medicaid Fraud Scheme

A Kent County Superior Court judge on Wednesday dismissed all criminal charges versus the previous owner of a medical products company in Warwick implicated of helping his previous staff member in a Medicaid scams plan.

Deborah Brown pleaded no contest last October to getting money under incorrect pretenses for sending incorrect expenses for clinically unneeded adult incontinence materials to the Rhode Island Medicaid Program. She was likewise accuseded of 3 counts of cannot submit personal state tax return for 2011, 2012 and 2013.

State district attorneys declared that Brown and her previous manager, David Chandonnet, then-owner of Northeast Pedorthics, cooked up a plan to bill the Medicaid program for numerous countless dollars for medical materials that were never ever acquired or required.

Brown, 58, was sentenced to 10 years, with 4 years to serve, which 6 months were to be served at the Adult Correctional Institutions. She had actually consented to function as a witness for the state versus her previous employer, inning accordance with James W. Ryan, a lawyer representing Chandonnet. It might be interesting for you to know more about Medicaid Fraud Scheme at www.medicaidfraudhotline.com.

Chandonnet, of New Hampshire, was dealing with 17 counts of medical help scams, one count of acquiring money under incorrect pretenses for Medicaid scams, and 3 counts of failure to submit Rhode Island tax return for a non-resident having Rhode Island earnings for the years 2011, 2012, and 2013.