Lab President, Salesmen Admit Bribing Doctors For Referrals

Law360, New York (June 10, 2013, 8:55 PM EDT) -- The president of a Parsippany, N.J.-based medical testing laboratory and six salesmen on Monday admitted to a conspiracy that generated more than $100 million for the business through millions of dollars in bribes to physicians for blood sample referrals, authorities said.

Those illicit revenues allegedly came from Medicare and private insurance companies, based on bills tied to the blood specimens that bribed doctors sent to Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.

Appearing before U.S. Judge Stanley R. Chesler in Newark, the seven...
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