The Times-News: Two plead guilty to Medicare fraud from Mebane facility


Two health facility managers in Burlington, NC, plead guilty for fraudulently billing the state for services they never provided.


Fuller and McLean pleaded guilty to charges that they submitted or aided and abetted the submission of claims to the N.C. Medicaid program between June 2007 and Nov. 2008 for mental services that were never provided. The claims’ total came to about $400,000, the release said.

McLean and Fuller “paid cash to some Medicaid recipients in order to obtain access to the recipient’s [sic] Medicaid numbers. The numbers are required for billing Medicaid and were used in the fraudulent billing scheme,” the release said.

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