Former assistant for embattled dentist arrested | News

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

A former dental assistant for embattled pediatric dentist Dr. Howard S. Schneider has been arrested on charges of fraud and child abuse.

Schneider, who faced allegations of mistreatment of pediatric patients, turned himself in to police Monday afternoon, charged with 11 counts of Medicaid fraud.

According to jail records, Schneider, 78, was booked into the Duval County jail shortly before 4 p.m. Monday on 11 counts of unauthorized Medicaid claims.

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