Idaho counselor Amy Prestin convicted of Medicaid fraud, excluded from federal health care programs

June 22, 2012

On September 20, 2011 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General excluded licensed professional counselor Amy Annette Prestin from participation in the Medicaid or Medicare programs due to a criminal conviction substantially related the Medicaid and/or Medicare programs.

An Order issued by the Idaho Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists states that Prestin was found guilty in April 2011 of Medicaid provider fraud and was ordered to pay restitution of $3,818 and was placed on probation for three years.

The Board revoked her license.

Source: Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Final Order in the Matter of the License of Amy Annette Prestin, License No. LCPC-383, Case No. COU-2007-14, Idaho Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists.



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