Suspended Physician Sentenced To 1.5 Years For Illegally Dispensing Oxycodone And Falsely Billing Medicare In Undercover Probe
CHICAGO - A suburban physician whose medical license was suspended was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for health care fraud and illegally prescribing controlled substance medications. The defendant, SATHISH NARAYANAPPA BABU, who owned Anik Life Sciences Medical Corp., pled guilty in September 2014 to illegally prescribing oxycodone and other controlled substances, and fraudulently billing Medicare approximately $500,000, and fraudulently collecting approximately $216,000, for services he did not provide. Babu, 48, of Bolingbrook, operated Anik Life Sciences, a home-visiting physician's office, in Darien and, previously, in Arlington Heights.
- Date:February 24, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions