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RI Doctor Admits to Healthcare Fraud, Accepting Kickbacks for Prescribing Highly Addictive Version of Fentanyl

WASHINGTON - Dr. Jerrold N. Rosenberg, 63 of North Providence and Jamestown, R.I., the operator of a now-defunct pain management practice in Rhode Island, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence, R.I., today to conspiring to solicit and receive kickbacks in connection with his prescribing of the drug Subsys, a fast-acting, powerful, and highly-addictive version of the opioid drug Fentanyl that is administered as an under-the-tongue spray, and to committing healthcare fraud.


Action Details

  • Date:October 25, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions