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BRISTOL WOMAN SENTENCED TO PRISON AFTER HEALTH CARE FRAUD CONVICTION

A Bristol, Virginia Woman Who Fraudulently Received Over 200-Thousand Dollars From Medicaid Is Headed To Prison. Deborah Branch Was Hired By Melissa Harr And Bryan Harr, Sr. To Take Care Of Their Son Who Has Intellectual And Physical Disabilities. However, She Didn’t Provide Any Care And Just Pocketed The Money. Acting U.S. Attorney Rick Mountcastle Said The Evidence Showed That Branch Came Up With The Scheme Along With The Harrs. In Exchange For Assisting Branch In The Scheme, She Paid The Harrs Around 200 Dollars Every Two Weeks. The Harrs Will Be Sentenced In Federal Court In Abingdon.