(ATLANTA) - Rajashahker Reddy, a radiologist who formerly owned a prominent radiology practice, was recently sentenced to prison on healthcare fraud, wire fraud, and mail fraud. He will be in prison for four years, six months in total followed by three years of supervised release. Furthermore, the court also issued a fine of up to $15,000. He was ordered to pay restitution in the amount over $900,000+.
Details of the trial rev lea that Dr. Reddy submitted and signed thousands of diagnostic radiology reports without ever reviewing actual cases. During the investigation, Reddy was also accused of destroying evidence, instructing employees to destroy records and to create fabricated reports. He was also accused of instructing employees to lie to investigators.
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