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Four Detroit-Area Physicians Found Guilty of Health Care Fraud Charges for Role in Over $150 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

A federal jury found four Detroit-area physicians guilty today of health care fraud charges for their roles in a scheme to administer unnecessary back injections to patients in exchange for prescriptions of over 6.6 million doses of medically unnecessary opioids. Patients were required to get the injections in order to get the prescriptions, some of which were resold on the street by drug dealers, the evidence at trial showed.

Read more on www.justice.gov

Action Details

  • Date:February 4, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions,
    • Medicare Fraud Strike Force

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