Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty For Forging Prescriptions As Part Of Fraud Scheme

Mealey's (March 1, 2016, 1:10 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Maryland woman pleaded guilty on Feb. 25 to charges of forging prescriptions and being involved with a health care fraud scheme and agreed to pay $16,175 (United States of America v. Claire Elizabeth Rice, No. 14-cr-56, D. D.C.).

(Plea agreement available. Document #20-160318-019X.)

Claire Elizabeth Rice was indicted in March 2014 and entered her plea before U.S. Judge Richard J. Leon of the District Court for the District of Columbia.

According to her plea, Rice admitted to conspiring to obtain controlled substances...
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