The former owner of Nurse Management Services has been sentenced to one year in prison for Medicaid fraud, the state Attorney General’s Office said.
A DeKalb County judge also gave Michelle Maylene Cooper probation and ordered her to pay $641,350 in restitution. From Oct. 1, 2009, to Dec. 15, 2011, Cooper concealed the fact she was not providing the required nursing care by signing the name of a registered nurse she knew but without that nurse’s permission on documents required by the Department of Community Health, authorities said.
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