New Jersey Doctor Who Provided Spa Services Pleads Guilty in Medicare Fraud Scheme
Dr. Chang Ho Lee, 68, of Palisades Park, N.J., pleaded guilty today to health care fraud and agreed to forfeit more than $3.4 million in fraud proceeds. According to court documents, Lee, who is a medical doctor, and two others recruited patients by offering free lunches and recreational classes and provided them with spa services, such as massages and facials, then falsely billed Medicare for more than $13 million using those patients' Medicare numbers.
- Date:February 21, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions