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Newton Physician to Pay $680,000 to Resolve Allegations of Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

BOSTON - The U.S. Attorney's Office announced today that Dr. Hooshang Poor, a Newton geriatric medicine physician, has agreed to pay $680,000 to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by submitting inflated claims to Medicare and the Massachusetts Medicaid program (MassHealth) for care rendered to nursing home patients.


Action Details

  • Date:February 21, 2019
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions