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Criminal Investigation | July 30, 2021

Louisiana Doctor Pleads Guilty to Workers' Comp Fraud Conspiracy


A Lake Charles, La., physician pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, healthcare fraud, fraud to obtain federal employees' compensation, and illegal remunerations (taking kickbacks), in connection with a scheme to defraud the U.S. government and private insurance companies by over-billing for unnecessary medications provided to workers' compensation patients.