Doctor Must Serve 2 1/2 Years, Pay $8M For Medicare Fraud

Law360, New York (August 27, 2013, 10:40 PM EDT) -- A psychiatrist who pled guilty to a role in a $205 million Medicare fraud and kickback scheme at a Miami medical company was sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered to pay $8.1 million in restitution Tuesday in Florida federal court.

Dr. Alan Gumer last week urged U.S. District Judge Patricia A. Seitz to grant him a lenient sentence, acknowledging 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...
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