Long Island Radiology Company, Zwanger-Pesiri Inc., Pleads Guilty To Federal Health Care Fraud Charges And Agrees To Pay $2.4 Million In Criminal Forfeiture
Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York, Zwanger-Pesiri Inc., a Long Island radiology company, pleaded guilty to two counts of health care fraud for illegally performing and billing for procedures that had not been ordered by treating physicians. After accepting the guilty plea, United States District Court Judge Joanna Seybert approved a settlement with the United States and the State of New York in which Zwanger-Pesiri agreed to forfeit $2.4 million in the criminal case and pay $8,153,727 million to resolve civil liability arising from its fraudulent practices.
- Date:November 16, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions