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Preferred Family Health's Ex-Billing Clerk Charged with Medicaid Fraud

Preferred Family Health's Ex-Billing Clerk Charged with Medicaid Fraud

A third former employee with a Missouri-based nonprofit mental health provider has been arrested on state charges of defrauding Arkansas' Medicaid program.
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20 From White County Indicted in Unemployment Insurance Scheme

Mark King, 53, of Judsonia is described as the ringleader in a scheme that allegedly defrauded the unemployment benefits programs in Arkansas and 15 other states of more than $500,000.
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5 Tips for an Effective Email (Sarah Clements Expert Advice)

Because email has become so popular, it is important to get the most out of your message. Follow these five tips to help construct an effective message.
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