The New York Times
August 13, 1981
2 Indicted by U.S. In Medicare Fraud
The psychiatrist, Dr. Emery Berczeller of Forest Hills, Queens, and the psychologist, George Cohen of Spring Valley, N.Y., were accused of filing claims for services that were not performed.
The defendants filed the claims after asking mentally disabled patients at the home to sign blank Medicare forms, according to the prosecutor, Sara E. Steinbock.