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Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit

The Vermont Medicaid Fraud Residential Abuse Unit investigates and prosecutes crimes against patients, elders, and vulnerable adults receiving services paid for by Medicaid. It also prosecutes fraud against the Medicaid system by individuals or companies who provide services, Medicaid-reimbursed goods, as well as incidents of fraud in the administration of Medicaid. The team includes attorneys, investigators, auditors and a program technician.

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Drug Diversion in Vermont: When Healing Hands Harm

Click here to see the five minute trailer.

There is a widespread national problem of health care professionals addicted to opiates intended for their patients’ pain management. Four local case studies of individuals prosecuted for diverting prescription medications for personal purposes are presented in interviews with the former addicts, health care administrators, representatives of the criminal justice system, and with the widow of a victim of the drug diversions. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General and the State of Vermont.

For the full length film or more information, contact 802-828-5511

Medicaid Fraud Annual Report

  • 2013 Vermont Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit Annual Report July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013
  • 2012 Vermont Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit Annual Report July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012
  • The Vermont Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit 2011 Annual Report July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011
  •   Website consulting provided by The National Association of Attorneys General.