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Ophthalmology Biller Pleads Guilty to Healthcare Fraud and Conspiring to Defraud the Internal Revenue Service

PORTLAND, Ore. - The former practice manager for Eye Care Services, Inc. appeared in federal court yesterday and admitted to his role in defrauding Medicare and other public and private health care plans and conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Anthony Curtis Neal, 40, pled guilty to health care fraud and conspiracy to defraud the IRS before U.S. District Judge Robert E. Jones and admitted that he, along with his deceased father, Dr. Dean Neal, committed health care fraud and tax related crimes between 2007 and 2014. According to the plea agreement, the government will be seeking a sentence of imprisonment and restitution to Medicare, private insurers and the IRS. The actual sentence will be determined by Judge Jones at Anthony Neal's sentencing hearing which is scheduled for January 4, 2017.


Action Details

  • Date:July 27, 2016
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions