Brooklyn Doc, Execs Plead Guilty To $30M Medicare Fraud

By Daniel Wilson (November 15, 2017, 6:56 PM EST) -- A doctor and four health care company executives have pled guilty to their roles in a $30 million scheme to charge Medicare and Medicaid for unnecessary medical services, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

Doctor Mustak Y. Vaid, medical clinic executives and siblings Asher Oleg Kataev and Alla Tsirlin, ambulette company owner Ivan Voychak, and medical supply company owner Marina Burman all reached plea deals over the past week regarding their role in a scheme to pay kickbacks to elderly "paid patients" covered by Medicare or Medicaid, allowing them to bill the government programs for unnecessary medical services, tests and...

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