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Plea Deal for Former Madison Parish Hospital CEO

Wendell Alford, the former CEO of the Madison Parish Hospital, will be sentenced on February 3 at the federal courthouse in Monroe.
MADISON PARISH -- The former administrator of the Madison Parish Hospital agrees to a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

Wendell Alford will be sentenced on February 3 at the federal courthouse in Monroe.

According to an audit released last year by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's office, Alford, Russell Ham and Casey Hughes were accused fraudulently billing and splitting a total of $5 million. Alford, Ham and Hughes all agreed to a 10-year sentence with fines. Alford ran Madison Parish Hospital from 2006 through 2012. It was during that time the fraud is accused of taking place.
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