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Miami-Based Physician Pleads Guilty for Role in Pain Pill Diversion and Medicare Fraud Scheme

A licensed physician in Miami pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday for his role in a multi-faceted $4.8 million health care fraud scheme that ran from April 2011 to February 2017, involving the submission of false and fraudulent claims to Medicare and the illegal prescribing of Schedule II (e.g., oxycodone and hydrocodone) and Schedule IV (e.g., alprazolam) controlled substances.


Action Details

  • Date:July 13, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions