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Missouri City physician pays nearly half a million to resolve illegal kickback and fraud allegations

HOUSTON - A local physician has agreed to pay the United States $450,000 to resolve allegations that he falsely signed home health certifications and plans of care in exchange for money, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Dr. Maaz Abbasi, 41, also agreed to a three-year period of exclusion from participation in any federal health care program.


Action Details

  • Date:May 14, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions