A Lancaster County jury
has awarded the state of Nebraska nearly $100,000 in a judgment against a
Lincoln mental health practitioner for filing false Medicaid claims on Friday.
state sued Katherine Zupancic in 2010 for allegedly billing state Medicaid about $85,000 worth of Medicaid claims for
services she didn't provide to Medicaid clients.
The lawsuit had sought double the damages, plus $5,000 per claim submitted before July 2004 and $10,000 per claim after. The jury awarded the state $99,785.
other allegations, the lawsuit said Zupancic billed the state for
providing services to someone when she actually was conducting training