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Milton Physician Pleads Guilty to Illegally Prescribing Drug Used to Treat Opiate Addiction

Boston - The former head of a substance abuse clinic in Brighton pleaded guilty to charges that he illegally prescribed a drug used to treat opiate addiction and collected illegal fees from patients, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today. Dr. Richard Ng, 54, of Milton, pleaded guilty today in Suffolk Superior Court on charges of Illegal Prescribing (11 counts), Medicaid False Claims (9 counts), and Medicaid Excess Charges (7 counts). After the pleas were entered, Superior Court Judge Frances McIntyre sentenced Ng to two and a half years in the House of Correction, suspended for a probationary period of five years, with six months of home confinement on GPS monitoring as a special condition.


Action Details

  • Date:March 14, 2014
  • Agency:Massachusetts Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies