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May 18, 2018

Posted  June 4, 2018

New York podiatrist Perrin Edwards pled guilty to billing Medicare and private insurance companies for medical services he had not performed and for upcoding normal nail trimming, which is not reimbursable, to nail debridement, a covered service. Edwards will pay a $5,000 fine, serve one year of probation, and perform 50 hours of community service. USAO NDNY

Tagged in: Healthcare Fraud, Medical Billing Fraud, Provider Fraud, Upcoding,