Niobrara County coroner pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – The Niobrara County coroner has pleaded guilty to defrauding Medicaid of more than $100,000.
Court documents show that Lisa Mellott entered the guilty plea on June 22 to 11 counts of Medicaid fraud and two counts of forgery.
Authorities say Mellott billed Medicaid for services that she did not provide to patients of her home health care business.
The Casper …
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