Podiatrist Sentenced for Medicare Fraud

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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