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§42-66.2-8  Penalties. –

Published: 2015

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State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-66.2

Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Elderly Act

SECTION 42-66.2-8

   § 42-66.2-8  Penalties. –

(a) Criminal penalties. Any person who submits a false or fraudulent

claim under this chapter, or who aids or abets another in the submission of a

false or fraudulent claim, or who is eligible under a private, state, or

federal program for prescription assistance and who claims or receives

duplicative benefits hereunder or who otherwise violates any provisions of this

chapter is deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and is subject to imprisonment for a

term of not more than one year or a fine of not less than five hundred dollars

($500), or both.

   (b) Any provider or consumer found guilty of intentionally

violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to immediate

termination from this program for a period of no less than one year.

   (c) Repayment of gain. Any provider or consumer who is

found guilty under this chapter is subject to repay three (3) times the value

of the material gain he or she received.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1985, ch. 343, § 1.)