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Amarillo orthodontist pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud charges

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Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo orthodontist has pleaded guilty to federal Medicaid fraud charges.

Thursday morning in federal court, Dr. Michael Goodwin pleaded guilty to one count of Medicaid fraud.

Goodwin, along with his wife and another co-worker, were indicted for allegedly filing over 2.6 million dollars worth of false Medicaid claims.

Under this plea agreement, Goodwin faces a maximum of ten years in federal prison and a 250-thousand dollar fine.

A sentencing date has been set for February 7th.