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Former Billings rheumatologist settles alleged health care fraud claims for $2 million

BILLINGS – A former Billings rheumatologist and his business agreed to settle alleged civil False Claims Act violations regarding his practice for a $2,070,664 total payment, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif M. Johnson said today.

Dr. Enrico Arguelles, a former rheumatologist, and his business, Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center (AOC), which closed in September 2018, entered into a civil settlement agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Montana on July 14, 2021.


Action Details

  • Date:July 20, 2021
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Montana
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions