U.S. Attorney: 4 Physicians, 2 Compounding Pharmacies To Pay $10M Over Billing

(February 18, 2016, 10:34 AM EST) -- JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida on Feb. 11 announced that two compounding pharmacies and four physicians have agreed to pay $10 million for submitting false bills to the military’s health care program, TRICARE.

U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley III said in a press release about the settlement that Manish Bansal, Mehul Parekh, Marisol Arcila and Syed Asad wrote hundreds of prescriptions for pain and scar creams that were often not used by patients, despite the tremendous cost to...
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