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Waterloo woman accused of health care fraud

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL)-- A Waterloo woman faces charges for reportedly defrauding the Iowa Medicaid Program.

48 year old Jo Ann Scott has been charged with 45 counts of health care fraud, and 46 counts of mail fraud. She's accused of submitting fraudulent claims to the Iowa Medicaid Program from October 2004 to January 2009.

Scott appeared in Cedar Rapids federal court Wednesday and was released on bond. Her trial is set for July 12. If convicted, she faces a maximum sentence of 1,370 years' imprisonment and fines.

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