Medical professionals indicted in multi-million dollar kickback and bribery scheme
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - A complex investigation into one of the largest cases of workers' compensation health care insurance fraud in department history has led to 13 indictments announced today against seven Southern California-based medical professionals. This is the second wave of indictments against attorneys, doctors and medical providers who ripped off nearly 20 insurance companies by taking kickbacks totaling nearly half a million dollars for treatments, including chiropractic, pain management, echo cardiograms and even sleep studies resulting in millions of dollars of fraudulent workers' compensation insurance claims.
- Date:January 29, 2016
- Agency:California Department of Insurance
- State Enforcement Agencies