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Queens, N.Y., Doctor Sentenced for His Role in $15 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

A Queens, N.Y., medical doctor was sentenced today to serve 12 months and a day in prison for his role in a scheme that fraudulently billed Medicare more than $15 million for, among other things, physical therapy and lesion removal services that were medically unnecessary and never provided. Hoi Yat Kam, 59, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Edward R. Korman in the Eastern District of New York. In addition to his prison term, Kam was sentenced to serve three years of supervised release and to pay $2,217,656 in restitution.


Action Details

  • Date:January 31, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions