NY Pharmacist Charged with Felony, Alleging She Defrauded Medicaid

Elizabeth L. Johnson, a former New York pharmacist was charged with grand larceny, offering a false instrument for filing and unauthorized practice for her allegations that she defrauded Medicaid out of approximately $191,000. While Johnson’s license to practice as a pharmacist was suspended and she was excluded from participating in Medicaid, she allegedly continued to dispense prescriptions to Medicaid recipients for months. She was scheduled to appear in court on February 17.

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