Connecticut psychiatrist to pay $300K to settle with state and feds on allegation he employed unlicensed doctor
By Jesse Leavenworth
February 23, 2022
A Hamden psychiatrist must pay about $310,000 to settle allegations that he employed a physician who had been banned from practicing medicine after a fraud conviction, state and federal officials said Wednesday.
The settlement with Dr. Alan Siegal, owner of Geriatric and Adult Psychiatry LLC, centered on his employment of Eric Ressner, who was prohibited from taking part in government health care programs, state Attorney General William Tong and acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut Leonard C. Boyle announced.
Ressner, who worked for Siegal from 2016-21, lost his license in 2006 after a health care fraud conviction in Florida, authorities said. Anyone who employed him was subject to civil fines…