Oklahoma AG Charges Mother, Daughter with Medicaid Fraud

Oklahoma City – Oklahoma’s Attorney General has charged a mom and child with Medicaid scams after authorities say they sent incorrect claims.

In a press release, Mike Hunter states his Medicaid Fraud Control workplace submitted the charges versus 43-year-old Heather Doss of Tulsa and her mom, 59-year-old Lexie Batchelor of Atoka.

Batchelor is charged with 3 counts of Medicaid scams and one count of identity theft, and Heather Doss is charged with one count of Medicaid scams and one count of identity theft.

According to court files, in between 2010 and 2016, the 2 were sending incorrect claims to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.

The press release goes on to say Batchelor and Doss are implicated of fraudulently using customer Medicaid recognition numbers to send incorrect claims. Hunter states representatives discovered 197 customer identities fraudulently used to send claims.