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Texas Doctor Indicted for $240 M. Chemotherapy for profit fraud

Posted by Audrey Schechter | May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

These types of cases bother me the most.  Not only is this doctor accused of ripping off Medicare, and thus, stealing our tax dollars, but he also did this at the expense of patients who were not sick and did not need chemotherapy.  Chemotherapy is a very toxic option, that the most sick must weigh in light of their illness.  The fact that a doctor, charged with protecting people, allegedly disregarded this in the name of money makes me sick.  Although this is not a whistleblower case, it reminds us that this wrongful conduct is more prevalent than we care to admit.  

Here's a link to the DOJ press release:

www.justice.gov/opa/pr/south-texas-doctor-charged-240-million-health-care-fraud-and-international-money-laundering 

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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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