Local Podiatrist Sentenced on Health Care Fraud Charges
St. Louis, MO - LAWRENCE B. IKEN, DPM, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $999,170 on charges involving the submission of false documents and reimbursement claims related to podiatric services purportedly provided by Dr. Iken from 2006 through July 2014. His company, Iken LLC, was sentenced to two years of probation on the same charges. As part of his plea in January, Dr. Iken agreed to a money judgment of $999,170, which represents the amount of reimbursement that he and his company received for the false health care claims.
- Date:April 17, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions