FWA (NH)- Kyle Perkins Indicted for Medicaid Fraud


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[MM Curator Summary]: Kyle Perkins stole $16,213.58 of your tax dollars using a mileage reimbursement scam to NH Medicaid.


Clipped from: https://www.doj.nh.gov/news/2023/20230427-kyle-perkins-medicaid-fraud.htm

Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella announces that Kyle Perkins, age 30, of Concord has been indicted on additional charges of theft and Medicaid fraud in connection with fraudulent claims for non-emergency medical transportation services.

On April 11, 2023, the Merrimack County Grand Jury indicted Perkins on charges of Theft by Deception, Medicaid Fraud – False Claims, and Medicaid Fraud – False Records.

The indictments allege that between July 29, 2020 and March 9, 2023, Perkins, pursuant to one scheme or course of conduct, created false documentation to support claims for mileage reimbursement from an address he was not living at, resulting in false claims being filed with Medicaid and Perkins obtaining more than $1,500.00 in Medicaid funds.

Perkins was previously indicted on charges of theft and Medicaid fraud alleging that he submitted documentation to request mileage reimbursement for trips to medical visits that did not actually exist. The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit presented these new charges alleging that Perkins also submitted requests for mileage reimbursement using a false address to increase the reimbursement amount. In total, Perkins is alleged to have received $16,213.58 as a result of these fraudulent claims for mileage reimbursement.

The maximum penalty on the Theft by Deception charge, a class A felony, is 7½ to 15 years in the New Hampshire State Prison. The maximum penalty for the False Claims and False Records charges, both class B felonies, are each 3½ to 7 years in the New Hampshire State Prison.

Perkins will be arraigned in the Merrimack County Superior Court on May 15, 2023. The charges and allegations are merely accusations, and Perkins is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.