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Doctor Indicted and Arrested For Health Care Fraud

SAN JUAN, P.R. - On July 19, 2018, a Federal Grand Jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned an indictment charging Dr. Miguel Rivera-Sanabria with 18 counts of health care fraud, three counts of aggravated identity theft, three counts of false statement relating to health care matters, and eight counts for attempted distribution of controlled substances. The defendant was arrested today, announced Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico. The Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS-OIG") is in charge of the investigation with the collaboration of the FBI and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).


Action Details

  • Date:July 24, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions