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Delta doctor convicted on two counts of Medicaid fraud

healthcareGREENVILLE — A Greenville doctor has been found guilty of defrauding the state’s Medicaid fraud system, according to Attorney General Jim Hood.

A jury convicted Dr. Hosan Menanya Azomani, 45, of two counts of Medicaid fraud. The trial lasted six days. Sentencing has not yet been set.

The attorney general’s investigation showed that Azamani was billing Medicaid for more expensive services than he was actually rendering.

“We appreciate the jury for their time and their ruling in this case,” said Hood. “This defendant bilked the system out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. We do think jail time would make for an appropriate sentence.”

The case has been investigated and prosecuted by the Attorney General Office’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

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