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Lawton woman charged with defrauding Medicaid

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LAWTON,Okla_A Lawton woman was charged Tuesday with defrauding Medicaid out of nearly $80,000.

Oklahoma's Attorney General, Scott Pruitt said Shannon Rose billed nearly 900 fraudulent claims, including one for $5,000 dollars for services performed six months after a Medicaid recipient had died.  

Rose is a self-employed counselor in Lawton and treats patients with drug, alcohol, and gambling addictions. She faces up to fourteen years in prison, if convicted. 

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