Attorney General Ford Applauds Nomination of Medicaid Fraud Chief to National Committee

December 15, 2020

Carson City, NV – Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford proudly announced that Chief Deputy Attorney General Andrew Schulke was selected for a position on the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units (NAMFCU) Training Committee. Founded in 1978, NAMFCU has played a pivotal role in providing state level Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCUs) with a national presence. NAMFCU is a professional association created to provide training, promote communication and interstate cooperation, provide for the exchange of information, and educate the public about the work of Medicaid Fraud Control Units. 

As a member of this Committee, Chief Schulke will help set the agenda and select presentations used for all national training conferences, plan and lead national trainings, and shape policies for MFCUs around the country. Chief Schulke currently serves as a member of the Resident Abuse Committee within NAMFCU.

“Chief Schulke has dedicated his professional career to fighting Medicaid fraud and protecting our elderly and vulnerable, and he has done so humbly and with great care,” said Attorney General Aaron D. Ford. “I’m thrilled that as a result of this position, his ideas and skillsets will be shared with other offices around the country so they can best serve those in need. I could not think of a person better suited to represent this State.”

“Government assistant programs like Medicaid are reserved for those in need, and I take great pride in protecting these important services,” added Chief Andrew Schulke. “I’m truly humbled to step into this role so I can not only serve vulnerable populations but educate new members of Medicaid Fraud Control Units around the country.”

Chief Schulke began his career with the Office of the Nevada Attorney General in 2006 after graduating from William S. Boyd School of Law. He has been a committed servant of the Attorney General’s Office for the past 14 years, beginning his career as a Deputy Attorney General and eventually becoming Chief of the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) investigates and prosecutes financial fraud by those providing healthcare services or goods to Medicaid patients. The MFCU also investigates and prosecutes instances of elder abuse or neglect. Anyone wishing to report suspicions regarding any of these concerns may contact the MFCU at 702-486-3420 or 775-684-1100.