Operation RayScam: Seven Medical Practitioners Arrested for Allegedly Taking Kickbacks in Exchange for Referrals to Medical Imaging Centers Owned by Criminal Enterprise
TRENTON - Acting Attorney General John Hoffman and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced that seven medical practitioners were arrested yesterday for allegedly taking illegal kickbacks worth approximately $200,000 from Diagnostic Imaging Affiliates (DIA) in exchange for patient referrals to the company's testing facilities. In a span from 2008 to 2013, the doctors allegedly made more than 20,000 referrals to DIA centers, which resulted in payments of millions of dollars from private insurance carriers and the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
- Date:October 16, 2014
- Agency:New Jersey Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies