Podiatrist Sentenced for Medicare Fraud

June 27, 2017

According to court filings, Dr. Michael Thomas pleaded guilty to eight counts of health care fraud arising from a scheme to bill Medicare for toenail trimming, which is not covered by Medicare, as if it were nail debridement, which is a more serious procedure that may be covered if certain clinical criteria are met. Click here to read a news story. Click here to read a Department of Justice press release. 
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