Former Medical Lab Sales Rep Pleads Guilty


Former medical laboratory sales representative Terri Haines admitted to participating in a scheme to offer and pay bribes and kickbacks in exchange for ordering genetic tests. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court, Haines was not a health care provider but made a living soliciting and collecting DNA samples from Medicare patients at health fairs. In exchange for commissions, Haines sent DNA samples to a lab in New Jersey for “CGx” cancer screen testing. Medicare paid over $340,000 for CGx genetic tests as a result of this scheme. Read a Department of Justice press release.



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