Fla. Health Clinic Director Gets 9 Years, $24M For Fraud

Law360, Miami (May 22, 2013, 7:08 PM EDT) -- A Miami federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former health care clinic director and licensed therapist to more than nine years in prison and a personal judgment of nearly $25 million for his role in a $63 million Medicare and Medicaid fraud case.

Paul Thomas Layman, 66, pleaded guilty on March 7 to conspiracy to commit health fraud as part of a scheme involving the defunct Miami health provider Health Care Solutions Network Inc., which allegedly paid kickbacks in exchange for unnecessary patient referrals.

Layman worked...
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