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Former Central Iowa Psychiatrist Sentenced to Two Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud

DES MOINES, IA - On February 28, 2017, Richard Lee Hauser, M.D., 67, formerly of the Grinnell, Iowa, area was sentenced by Senior United States District Court Judge Robert W. Pratt to two months in federal prison for two counts of health care fraud, announced United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel. The two-month sentences were ordered to be served at the same time. Hauser was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his prison term, pay $200 to the Crime Victims' Fund, and pay a total of $30,879 in restitution to the State of Iowa Medicaid program (Iowa Medicaid) and Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa (Wellmark).


Action Details

  • Date:February 28, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies