Accused Health Providers Settle With Geico Over $3.7M Fraud

Law360, New York (December 13, 2013, 7:20 PM EST) -- A doctor and chiropractor accused of fraudulently billing Government Employees Insurance Co. for $3.7 million in post-car-accident treatments have settled the insurer's case, according to documents filed in New York federal court Friday.

The dispute centers around Geico’s allegations that Minerva Santos, a doctor, and Peter Albis, a chiropractor, along with other health providers that included a psychologist, conspired to bill Geico for patient treatments that were either fictitious or unnecessary. According to Geico’s complaint, under New York’s no-fault insurance regulation, automobile insurance providers must provide...
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Case Information

Case Title

Government Employees Insurance Company et al v. Premier Health Choice Medical, P.C. et al

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit



Leonard D. Wexler

Date Filed

October 11, 2012


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