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Adoshia Flythe, personal care aide worker, pleads guilty to health care fraud

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(WJLA) - A D.C. woman pled guilty Thursday to federal charges of health care fraud.

Adoshia L. Flythe, 36, was one of 24 people arrested in February after police conducted an undercover investigation into fraudulent billing practices in the home health care industry, according to a news release from the FBI's Washington Field Office.

Flythe admitted to selling counterfeit documentation for employment to two people and charging them $350 apiece for a.fake “Home Health Care Aide” certificate from the University of the District of Columbia and a fake “Health Certificate for Staff” with the forged name of a doctor. Both individuals were working with the undercover investigation at the time.

Flythe is the first defendant from the investigations into numerous health care fraud schemes to plead guilty. Her sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 4. She faces up to six months of incarceration and a fine maximum of $5,000. The charge carries a statutory maximum of 10 years in prison

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