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Doctor Sentenced For Role In Illegally Distributing 6.6 Million Opioid Pills And Submitting $250 Million In False Billings

A Michigan doctor was sentenced today to 16.5 years in prison for his role in a health care fraud scheme that resulted in over $250 million in false and fraudulent claims being submitted to Medicare, Medicaid, and other health insurance programs, exploited patients suffering from addiction by administering unnecessary injections, illegally distributed over 6.6 million doses of medically unnecessary opioids, and engaged in money laundering.


Action Details

  • Date:January 18, 2023
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions