Nashua man charged with Medicaid fraud

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24 Jan. A Merrimack County grand jury has indicted a Nashua man on charges of Medicaid fraud, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Attorney General John M. Formella said in a press release that Ronald Anderson, 46, of Nashua, has been indicted on charges of theft by deception and Medicaid fraud — false claims related to allegedly fraudulent claims for non-emergency medical transportation services.

The charges allege that between July 7, 2020 and February 20, 2022, Anderson fraudulently requested travel through Medicaid’s non-emergency medical transportation program in connection with medical visits that did not exist.

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Prosecutors allege Anderson acted with intent to defraud New Hampshire Medicaid and received more than $1,500 in Medicaid funds in connection with the alleged scheme.

Anderson will appear in Merrimack County Superior Court on a date to be determined.

The charge of theft by deception carries a maximum penalty of 7 1/2 to 15 years in prison and a $4,000 fine.

The maximum penalty for the Medicaid fraud charge is 3 1/2 to 7 years in prison and a $4,000 fine.

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