Pasadena Doctor Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Falsely Certifying Patients Were Terminally Ill as Part of Healthcare Fraud Scheme
LOS ANGELES - A doctor from Pasadena who falsely certified that at least 79 Medicare and Medi-Cal patients were qualified for hospice care because they were terminally ill - when, in fact, the vast majority of them were not dying - has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.
- Date:August 19, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions