When it comes to Medicaid, Georgia is mostly known for choosing not to expand the health care program for the poor, disabled and elderly under the federal Affordable Care Act.
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Medicaid fraud in Georgia, fiscal year 2012
- Investigations: 477
- Indicted/charged: 11
- Convictions: 14 (some were indicted or charged in prior years)
- Civil settlements and judgments: 20
- Total recoveries: $98.95 million*
*Recoveries are defined as the amount of money defendants are required to pay and may not reflect actual collections.
Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services