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King of Prussia woman charged with health care fraud, identity theft

2014/10/06

Norristown Times Herald - (Pennsylvania) Federal authorities arrested and charged a King of Prussia podiatrist October 3 with allegedly defrauding Medicare out of nearly $300,000 by charging for procedures that were never performed at her Center City Philadelphia office. The podiatrist allegedly submitted claims to Medicare in excess of $480,000 between January 2009 and December 2013 using Current Procedural Terminology medical codes for fraudulent services.

Source: http://www.timesherald.com/general-news/20141006/king-of-prussia-woman-could-face-35-million-fine-if-convicted-of-health-care-fraud-identity-theft

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