Physician Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison on Health Care Fraud Conviction
DALLAS - Dr. Nicolas Alfonso Padron, 54, of Garland, Texas, was sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey to 57 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $9,484,111 in restitution to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Dr. Padron pleaded guilty in September 2013 to one count of count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud stemming from his role as medical director of a physician house-call company, A Medical House Calls (A Medical). Dr. Padron has been in custody since his arrest in June 2012. The announcement was made today by U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
- Date:March 17, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions