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London Cardiologist Convicted of Health Care Fraud for Medically Unnecessary Pacemakers

LONDON, Ky. - On April 11, 2018, a federal jury convicted London physician Dr. Anis Chalhoub of health care fraud. The jury returned its guilty verdict after twelve days of trial, during which it heard evidence that Dr. Chalhoub defrauded Medicare, Medicaid, and other insurers by implanting medically unnecessary pacemakers in his patients and causing the unnecessary procedures and follow-up care to be billed to health insurance programs.


Action Details

  • Date:April 16, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions