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Clearwater Doctor Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Tampa, Florida - Dr. Jayam Krishna Iyer (66, Clearwater) today pleaded guilty to one count of health care fraud. She faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison, or 20 years, if her offense involves serious bodily injury. As part of the plea, Iyer has agreed to surrender both her DEA registration number that she used to prescribe controlled substances and her Florida medical license, and to a permanent exclusion from the Medicare and Medicaid programs.


Action Details

  • Date:September 18, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions