Corporate Compliance

NJ physician pleads guilty to Medicare fraud charges

Compliance Monitor, December 31, 2008

Frederic Feit, owner Modern Pain Therapy in Freehold, NJ, pleaded guilty to charges of third-degree theft by deception, according to a December 27 article in the Asbury Park Press.

According to the article, Feit admitted to knowingly billing Medicare and private insurers for nerve block injections when he had actually administered less costly and less invasive intramuscular injections.
 
Feit’s false billing cost Medicare and private insurance companies more than $500,000, which the court ordered Feit pay back.

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