ALBANY, N.Y. - A former New York State Department of Health employee has pleaded guilty to one count of Offering False Instrument for Filing in the 1st Degree, a felony.
Ahmad Hussain, 29, admitted to obtaining $23,624.31 in Medicaid benefits from the Albany County Department of Social Services that he was not entitled to receive.
Hussain was a full-time employee with the NYS DoH at the time but concealed his employment and income on a number of occasions to recertify his eligibility for Medicaid benefits.
According to District Attorney David Soares, the Colonie man obtained the benefits between November 1, 2010 and November 1, 2012.
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