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South Carolina Medical Provider Pleads Guilty to Federal Health Care Fraud

Columbia, South Carolina --- Acting United States Attorney M. Rhett DeHart announced today that Joseph Benjamin Barton, 47, of Mount Pleasant, the owner and operator of Midlands Physical Medicine LLC in Richland County, has pleaded guilty to a felony count of health care fraud for billing Medicare for $194,000 that was not due.


Action Details

  • Date:September 2, 2021
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of South Carolina
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions