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August 2, 2019

Posted  August 2, 2019

A Georgia man accused of masterminding a fraud scheme against TRICARE has been sentenced to 8 years in prison and ordered to pay a combined $8 million in restitution and forfeiture.  Coordinated by Michael Burton, the scheme ran from 2014 to 2015 and involved multiple co-defendants and a Florida-based pharmacy.  Together, their cumulative actions caused TRICARE to spent millions of dollars on medically unnecessary compounded prescription drugs, and earned Burton over $1.4 million in commissions.  USAO NDFL

Tagged in: Compounding Pharmacy Fraud, FCA Federal, Healthcare Fraud, Lack of Medical Necessity, Other Government Health Programs,

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