Los Angeles Physician Assistant Pleads Guilty in Two Medicare Fraud Cases
A Los Angeles physician assistant pleaded guilty today to defrauding Medicare by signing fraudulent prescriptions for durable medical equipment while working at two separate medical clinics in California. Erasmus Kotey, 77, of Montebello, Calif., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Margaret M. Morrow in the Central District of California to one count of health care fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 8, 2014.
- Date:March 31, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
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