Dr. Farid Fata has admitted to ordering excessive treatments to get millions of dollars from insurers.
Expert Testifies Cancer Doctor With Hundreds Of Fraud Victims Gave ‘Stunning’ Number Of Unneeded Injections
The government says Farid Fata’s work was “tainted by his greed.”
The largest case in Michigan involved two physicians and three owners of hospice and home health care companies.
Feds Say Metro Detroit Cancer Doctor’s Victims Top 550; Call Him ‘Most Egregious Fraudster’ In U.S. History
It’s the first time that federal prosecutors have put a number on Dr. Farid Fata’s victims, and they’re asking for life in prison.
A federal jury in Detroit has convicted the operator of an adult day care center and two home health care company owners in a $29 million Medicare fraud conspiracy.
An Oakland County doctor accused of intentionally misdiagnosing patients and ordering unnecessary treatments will remain in jail until trial.
According to the complaint, Dr. Fata owns and operates Michigan Hematology Oncology Centers (MHO) which has offices in Clarkston, Bloomfield Hills, Lapeer, Sterling Heights, Troy and Oak Park.
“This doctor exposed patients to electrical currents for neurological testing solely to generate money for himself at the expense of the Medicare program,” U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade said.
Federal prosecutors say a Troy couple who ran clinics that claimed to specialize in treating HIV have pleaded guilty to participating in a multimillion-dollar Medicare fraud scheme.
Nearly two dozen Metro Detroiters have been busted in a nationwide crackdown on Medicare fraud.