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United States Department Of Justice And The State Of Washington Announce Successful Health Care Fraud Settlement With Dr. Abhijit Deshpande And Pinnacle Health Care

Spokane - Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that the United States and the State of Washington have reached a civil settlement on behalf of the United States Department of Health and Human Services which administers the Medicare program and the Washington State Health Care Authority which administers the Medicaid program in the amount of $89, 965.38 for claims that Dr. Abhijit Deshpande and his clinics, the Yakima Sleep Center in Yakima, Washington, and the Pinnacle Sleep & Wake Disorder Center in Kennewick, Washington, both operating under the umbrella of his business Pinnacle Health Care, incorrectly overbilled the federal and state health care programs between January 1, 2009 through August 31, 2011.


Action Details

  • Date:January 7, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney: Eastern District of Washington
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions