Men Charged in Health Care Kickback Scheme

John Grisham, Rob Wilburn, and Richard Speights Jr. have been charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States and to pay and receive health care kickbacks, resulting in the submission of over $107 million in false and fraudulent genetic testing claims to Medicare. The defendants allegedly owned and operated a genetic testing laboratory, Trinity Clinical Laboratories LLC. In exchange for kickbacks and bribes, they allegedly acquired thousands of Medicare beneficiaries’ DNA specimens and corresponding prescriptions that the lab used to fraudulently bill Medicare and Medicare Advantage for genetic testing. Read a storyfrom United Press International and a Department of Justice press release.

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