Judge Finds Delay For Health Care Fraud Trial Excusable

Mealey's (January 16, 2019, 9:36 AM EST) -- DETROIT — A federal judge in Michigan on Jan. 14 approved a stipulation between the federal government and six doctors accused of health care fraud for writing prescriptions for opioids that were not medically necessary that set a trial date of July 9, finding that the parties agreed that the “ends of justice served by granting the requested continuance outweigh the best interests of the public and the defendants in a speedy trial” (United States v. Dr. Rajendra Bothra, et al., No. 18-cr-20800, E.D. Mich.)....

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