Huntersville Physician Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud and Tax Fraud and Agrees To Pay $6.2 Million to Settle Civil Fraud Claims
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Mark Tuan Le, an internal medicine physician and former owner of Northcross Medical Center, pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges in connection with a healthcare fraud scheme that billed health insurers for services that were not performed and for evading over $800,000 in taxes in 2009 and 2010, announced Anne M. Tompkins U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Earlier this month, Le, 55 of Huntersville, N.C., also agreed to pay $6.2 million to the United States to settle civil fraud allegations that Le and his medical center defrauded Medicare and Medicaid by submitting claims for medically unnecessary diagnostic test and procedures. The $6.2 million settlement is the Western District's largest ever against a single physician.
- Date:June 25, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions