After Jury Deadlock, Doc Wants Kickback Charges Tossed

Law360 (January 3, 2020, 7:59 PM EST) -- A doctor cleared by a Texas federal jury of conspiracy to commit health care fraud has asked the court to acquit him of receiving kickbacks, four counts the jury deadlocked on in a case prosecutors presented as a $100 million scheme to defraud Tricare.

William Elder-Quintana, one of 13 defendants charged in the alleged scheme that accused doctors, pharmacy owners and marketers of plotting to defraud the military health care program, told U.S. District Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn in a motion filed Thursday that she should acquit him of the remaining charges based on a lack of evidence.

Prosecutors alleged the group...

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