Doctor Arrested For Taking Kickbacks From Drug Maker

(October 26, 2015, 12:17 PM EDT) -- BOSTON — A Massachusetts gynecologist was arrested Oct. 22 for taking kickbacks, disclosing protected health care records and obstructing a criminal investigation in connection with her prescribing the osteoporosis drugs Actonel and Atelvia, according to a federal indictment and press release (United States of America v. Rita Luthra, M.D., No. 15-cr-30032, D. Mass.).

(Luthra indictment available. Document #28-151029-017F.)

Margaret “Rita” Luthra, M.D., 64, of Longmeadow, Mass., was charged in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts with one count of violating the Anti-Kickback Statute,...
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