Doc Asks For Mercy Over Role In $205M Medicare Fraud

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 7:25 PM EDT) -- A psychiatrist who previously pled guilty to a role in a $205 million Medicare fraud and kickback scheme urged a Florida federal judge Wednesday to grant him a lenient sentence, arguing that his role in the scheme had been minor and that he was contrite over it.

Dr. Alan Gumer acknowledged in his sentencing memorandum that he had played a part in the massive mental health services billing fraud as a medical director for American Therapeutic Corp., having falsely billed for inpatient services he provided to...
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