A Tennessee pediatrician and three others were indicted by a federal grand jury on Medicare fraud charges. Marilyn Prince Watts, M.D., of Memphis and three men, nonphysicians from Texas, are charged with conspiring to file bogus healthcare claims, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Memphis. The 63-page indictment alleged false claims were made totaling more than $7 million, including $3.5 million paid from Medicare. The indictment included charges of fraud, money-laundering, paying kickbacks for medical referrals and conspiracy.
Tenn. pediatrician faces Medicare fraud charges
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