Michigan doc charged in $120 million healthcare fraud, money laundering scheme

Jannie Delucca

A medical doctor who the leading prescriber of oxycodone in Michigan from 2016 to 2017 was billed in an indictment this 7 days with a $one hundred twenty million healthcare fraud and income laundering scheme that included the alleged medically needless distribution of far more than two.two million doses of managed substances, and the administration of medically needless injections. These purportedly resulted in client hurt.

Francisco Patino, sixty five, of Wayne County, Michigan, was billed in the superseding indictment with one particular rely of conspiracy to dedicate healthcare fraud and wire fraud, one particular rely of conspiracy to dedicate income laundering and one particular rely of income laundering.

These fees are in addition to the two counts of healthcare fraud and one particular rely of conspiracy to defraud the United States, and fork out and obtain healthcare kickbacks, that was billed in the original indictment. A trial has been scheduled

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