Thursday, October 23, 2008
U.S. Citizens drainning Social Services.
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance; for it requires knowledge to perceive it and therefore he that can perceive it hath it not. At the same time Anti Immigrants, Nativists allow ignorance to prevail upon them and make them think They can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders. Ignorance is a Bliss.
The questions is: How the Anti Immigrants, Nativists determined the cost and effects to our Society from Undocumented Immigrants? Providing a false, assumable or inaccurate reports doesn't make you an exception of ignorant, Illusionist, bigotry and Anti Immigrant. The Food is ready. take a bite. Keep reading:
A former Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services supervisor was recently indicted by a federal grand jury for health care fraud and for the alleged theft of more than $900,000 in Medicaid funds, the U.S. attorneys office announced Wednesday.
Kim Joann Austen, 47, of Hudson, Wis., was charged Oct. 7 in Minneapolis with one count of health care fraud and 22 counts of theft of health care funds. Her indictment was unsealed Wednesday after her initial appearance in federal court in Minneapolis. Austen turned herself in on Tuesday. She remains in custody, and a detention hearing is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. today at U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis.
Officials allege that Austen created a scheme to defraud Medicaid, a federal health care benefit program, and received $903,896.54 from the State of Minnesota.
Since about August 1997, Austen had been the supervisor of the computerized system that processes submitted Medicaid claims for payment. Medicaid provides medical care and services to low-income people. Once a claim is approved, payment is issued through the state's government accounting system used for all state revenues and expenditures.
The indictment alleges that on Aug. 1, 2003, Austen created a vendor number in the name of an adult man who is not a Medicaid provider. She then submitted fake invoices that used the vendor number created in the man's name, causing the state to issue 23 checks -- for nearly $904,000. Including taxes withheld, officials allege the total fraud amounted to $1.1 million.
The former supervisor of Health and Human Services in Minnesota allegedly stole almost $904,000.