Kathy Mansfield, a Thomaston pediatrician and owner of Pediatric Associates of Thomaston, Inc., pled guilty yesterday to one count of Medicaid Fraud for intentionally overbilling the Medicaid Program in the amount of approximately $537,428.
From 2003 to 2007,
The State recommended a sentence of 10 years with 4 years of incarceration, restitution, investigative costs and fines. Despite the State’s recommendation for incarceration, the judge imposed a sentence of ten years on probation, restitution in the amount of $537,428, a $10,000 fine and investigative costs to be repaid to the state in the amount of $5,000.”
Assistant Attorney General Victoria L. Kizito, who is assigned to the Georgia Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, prosecuted