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Former Veterans Affairs Psychiatrist Sentenced For Medicare Fraud

WASHINGTON - A licensed psychiatrist formerly employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was sentenced today to serve 18 months in prison for falsely claiming to provide at-home services to Medicare beneficiaries. Dr. Mikhail L. Presman, 56, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was sentenced by Judge I. Leo Glasser in the Eastern District of New York. Presman was sentenced to serve three years of supervised release following his prison term and ordered to forfeit $1.2 million and pay restitution to Medicare.


Action Details

  • Date:March 13, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions