Buckhannon woman convicted of Medicaid fraud

Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 4:39 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) - A Buckhannon woman has been convicted of Medicaid fraud.

Skybluewater Keys was sentenced this week after pleading guilty in April to three counts of felony Medicaid fraud in Upshur County Circuit Court. She received a 3- to 30-year prison sentence, which was suspended upon her payment of full restitution of $1,973.40. She was also placed on supervised probation for three years and ordered to perform 240 hours of community service.

Keys attempted to bill Medicaid for performing caregiver services between March 20, 2020, and April 12, 2020, for a Medicaid member who had died on March 19, 2020.

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