Office of the Attorney General
Attorney General Stumbo Announces Indictment of Dentists for Medicaid Fraud
Attorney General Greg Stumbo announced today that the Franklin County Court has unsealed an indictment returned last week by the Franklin County Grand Jury against Dr. Timothy Underwood, age 55, and Dr. Nadine Conners, age 52, Alice Gunn, age 47, and the Underwood and Conners, PLLC dental clinic which was operating in Central City, Kentucky. The indictment alleges that they committed fraud by submitting false and/or fraudulent claims to the Kentucky Medical assistance program. Specifically, the husband and wife team (Underwood and Conners) were double billing the state for services and receiving double payments. Gunn, an office assistant was a knowing participant in the theft scheme. The indictment was sought by the Medicaid Fraud & Abuse Control Division of Attorney General Stumbo’s office.
The single count Indictment is a Class ‘D’ felony, carrying a punishment of up to five years in prison. Arrest warrants have been executed on the defendants and they will be likely be arraigned next week in Franklin Circuit Court.
The case is being prosecuted by Assistant Attorney General Lettricea Jefferson-Webb and Kentucky Bureau of Investigation Agent Janet Bonham, both assigned to the Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit.
Suspected fraud can be reported to this unit by calling the Attorney General’s tip line at 1-877-ABUSE TIP (1-877-228-7384).
Dr. Timothy Underwood
Dr. Nadine Conners