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Wisconsin Physician Agrees to Pay Financial Penalties to Resolve Allegations That He Prescribed Opioids Illegally and Violated False Claims Act

United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that Dr. Mehran Heydarpour of Brookfield, Wisconsin, agreed to pay $175,000 to resolve allegations that he prescribed opioid pain medications in violation of the Controlled Substances Act and that he billed Medicare for patient visits that did not occur in violation of the False Claims Act. Dr. Heydarpour also agreed that he would never again seek to register with the Drug Enforcement Administration for authorization to prescribe controlled substances.


Action Details

  • Date:April 6, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions