Doctor Convicted in $70 Million Scheme


Dr. David M. Young was convicted for causing the submission of over $70 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare for medically unnecessary orthotic braces and genetic tests ordered through a telemarketing scheme. According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, Young signed thousands of medical records and prescriptions for orthotic braces and genetic tests that falsely represented that the braces and tests were medically necessary and that he diagnosed the beneficiaries, had a plan of care for them, and recommended that they receive certain additional treatment. Read a Department of Justice press release.

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