Oklahoma City Counselor Sentenced to Prison for Medicaid Fraud

Posted on: 1:07 pm, January 2, 2014, by

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Laurel Mitchell-Hunt from Oklahoma City has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for Medicaid fraud, Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Thursday.

Mitchell-Hunt, 59, pled guilty to one count of Medicaid fraud in October in federal court and was sentenced to prison on Monday.

Mitchell-Hunt, a licensed drug and alcohol counselor, billed the Oklahoma Health Care Authority for counseling sessions that were never provided.

Mitchell-Hunt also was ordered to pay more than $140,000 in restitution.