Suburban Dermatologist Convicted Of Cheating Medicare And Private Insurers Of $2.6 Million In Health Care Fraud Scheme
CHICAGO - A dermatologist in west suburban Lombard was convicted today of defrauding Medicare and private health insurers by submitting false claims for more than 800 patients resulting in losses totaling more than $2.6 million. The defendant, DR. ROBERT KOLBUSZ, falsely diagnosed patients with actinic keratosis, or sun-induced skin lesions that have potential to become cancerous, and then billed public and private health insurers for treatments that were ineffective and falsely documented.
- Date:October 20, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions