Ga. woman sentenced in Medicaid fraud scheme

LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the owner of a DeKalb County speech therapy company has been sentenced to two years in prison for Medicaid fraud.

Officials say Erika Robinson owned a speech therapy company in Lithonia and admitted to employing unlicensed therapists and fraudulently billing Georgia Medicaid for more than $438,500.

Authorities say Robinson conducted the fraud scheme for just over two years.

Prosecutors say Robinson is also ordered to serve eight years of probation and pay $438,622 in restitution. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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