(b) A person shall not make or present or cause to be made or presented to the Department of Health and Human Resources a claim under the medical programs of the Department of Health and Human Resources knowing the claim to be false, fraudulent or fictitious.
(c) A person shall not enter into an agreement, combination or conspiracy to obtain or aid another to obtain the payment or allowance of a false, fraudulent or fictitious claim under the medical programs of the Department of Health and Human Resources.
(d) Any person found to be in violation of subsection (a), (b)
or (c) of this section is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction,
shall be imprisoned in a state correctional facility not less than
one nor more than ten years or shall be fined not to exceed
$10,000, or both fined and imprisoned.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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