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Kinderhook Podiatrist Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud, Pays $410,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Liability

ALBANY, NEW YORK - Podiatrist Perrin D. Edwards, age 64, of Kinderhook, New York, pled guilty on Tuesday to health care fraud for illegally charging Medicare and private insurance companies for services that he never provided. Edwards has also paid $410,000 to the United States to resolve his civil liability for his submission of false claims for payment to the Medicare.


Action Details

  • Date:July 13, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions