An Indian physician today pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud and illegally prescribing controlled substance medications and for fraudulently collecting over USD 216,000 for services he did not provide.
Vipin Kumar Patel, 30, and Jigar Patel, 27, face a maximum sentence of five years of imprisonment for making a false statement in a health care matter, the US Justice Department said.
An Indian-American couple was arrested in New Jersey on charges of healthcare fraud and later released on a USD 100,000 bond, a US attorney said.
An Indian doctor has been sentenced to over two years in prison for submitting false medical insurance claims for services that he had not provided.
An Indian-American pharmacist has been sentenced to 17 years in prison by a US court for a healthcare fraud worth millions.
An Indian-American couple has been charged by US federal authorities for running a healthcare fraud scheme in which they claimed over eight million dollars through false medical bills.
It is one of the biggest crackdowns on healthcare fraud-related crimes in the US.
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