Medicaid ID Theft in Louisiana Claims 13,000 Victims

Government (U.S.) // Healthcare and Public Health // Louisiana , United States

Keisha Robinson, 43, was arrested Jan. 27 for identity theft, computer fraud, and criminal conspiracy to commit Medicaid fraud after downloading information on more than 13,000 Medicaid recipients from Louisiana Healthcare Connections, a managed care organization.

Robinson was arrested by the Louisiana attorney general’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigators with the assistance of the Broussard Police Department.

So far, there is no explanation as to whether Robinson was an employee of Louisiana Healthcare Connections or not.