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Former Queens Cardiologist Settles Civil Fraud Allegations: Ghanshyam Bhambhani to Pay $2 Million to Resolve Kickback and False Claims Allegations

Ghanshyam Bhambhani, a former Queens cardiologist, will pay a total of $2 million to settle civil claims that he paid kickbacks to other physicians for referrals of patients insured by Medicare, Medicaid and the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program. Under the terms of the settlement, Bhambhani will pay the United States $1,370,294.50. In addition, he will pay the State of New York $629,705.50.


Action Details

  • Date:August 21, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions