Archives for October 2012

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Well Known Harvard Psychiatrist Resigns After Sex Allegation

Boston Globe Harvard eating-disorder specialist gives up license By Liz Kowalczyk October 18, 2012 A well-known Harvard psychiatrist who treats patients with eating disorders and has written textbooks on the topic has surrendered his medical ­license after officials found he engaged in sexual misconduct with a bulimic patient. The Board of Registration in Medicine accepted […]

Fraud Gets Florida Mental Health Director Prison Time

Twenty individuals have been convicted or pled guilty in cases involving Miami’s American Therapeutics, which has been called a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme by prosecutors. The United States Attorney’s Office Southern District of Florida Press Release Miami-Area Therapist Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison for Participating in $205 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme October 12, […]

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Fed Strike Force Charges 91 Individuals for Approximately $430 Million in False Billing

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 4, 2012 Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 91 Individuals for Approximately $430 Million in False Billing Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations in seven cities have led to charges against 91 individuals – including doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals – for their […]

Nationwide Fed Crackdown Includes Takedown of Execs at Florida Psych Hospital

Excerpts: Press Release Department of Justice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 4, 2012 Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 91 Individuals for Approximately $430 Million in False Billing Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations in seven cities have led to charges against 91 individuals – including doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals – for their alleged […]