Detroit-Area Doctor Admits to Providing Medically Unnecessary Chemotherapy to Patients
A Detroit-area hematologist-oncologist pleaded guilty today for his role in a health care fraud scheme, admitting that he administered unnecessary chemotherapy to fraudulently bill the Medicare program and private insurance companies. According to court records, the scheme enabled the doctor to submit approximately $225 million in claims to Medicare over six years.
- Date:September 16, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions