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Texas doctor gets 35 years in prison for $375M medical fraud

 

August 10, 2017



DALLAS (AP) — A 60-year-old Dallas-area doctor has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for helping defraud Medicare and Medicaid out of almost $375 million.

A federal judge also ordered Dr. Jacques (ZHAWK) Roy on Wednesday to pay more than $268 million in restitution. A jury in April 2016 convicted the Rockwall physician of nine of 10 counts of defrauding a health care benefit program.

Roy owned Medistat Group Associates in the Dallas suburb of DeSoto.

Authorities say Roy and six co-defendants certified 11,000 Medicare beneficiaries through more than 500 home health providers between Jan...



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