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Four Physicians in 3 States Pay $1.5M in Healthcare Kickback Scheme

Posted by Audrey Schechter | Nov 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

On November 28, 2018, the Department of Justice announced the settlement of a multi-state healthcare kickback scheme.  Though not entirely clear from the press release, it appears that the four physicians received kickbacks from laboratories for referring patients.  In at least some instances, the referring physician also had a financial interest in the laboratory.  You can read more about the scheme here.

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Audrey Schechter

Audrey Hildes Schechter is an experienced commercial and civil litigator, working in the areas of fraud, qui tam, healthcare fraud, Medicare and Medicaid fraud, Tricare fraud, appellate practice, health care law, and employment litigation. Audrey has practiced in Florida for 25 years and in New Y...


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