Hickory physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraud

From o-n-e reports
From o-n-e reports

A Hickory physician was sentenced to 18 months in prison today on health care fraud charges for submitting to Medicaid and Medicare over $467,376 in fraudulent reimbursement claims, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Wayne Vincent Wilson, 55, was also ordered to serve one year of supervised release and to pay $208,112.58 as restitution to Medicaid and $2,148.08 to Medicare.

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