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Judge Sentences Physician for Fraud

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A physician was ordered to pay a large amount of restitution after he pleaded guilty to Medicare fraud.

John Chen, 50, of Seattle Wash. submitted claims for office visits that did not take place. The claims were made through a Noridian Administrative Services, a North Dakota based Medicare contractor.

Chen was ordered to pay $56,642.52 in restitution and to serve one year of probation.

The case was investigated by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of Inspector General and the Office of Investigations.


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