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Former Los Angeles-Area Physician Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding Medicare and Illegally Prescribing Opioid Drugs

A former Los Angeles-area physician was sentenced today to 24 months in prison and three years of supervised release for engaging in a multi-faceted Medicare fraud scheme and for illegally prescribing thousands of opioid painkillers and muscle relaxers.


Action Details

  • Date:January 6, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions,
    • Medicare Fraud Strike Force