DOJ: Doctor Sentenced To 9 Years For Role In $20M Fraud Scheme

Mealey's (January 11, 2016, 12:07 PM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Jan. 6 that a federal judge in California sentenced a doctor to nine years in jail for his role in a $20 million scheme to defraud Medicare and Medi-Cal that involved fraudulently prescribing expensive antipsychotic drugs and rebilling the programs (United States of America v. Arman Grigoryan, et al., No. 11-cr-1075, C.D. Calif.).

The agency stated that Dr. Kenneth Johnson was sentenced by U.S. Judge S. James Otero of the Central District of California.

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