Doctor accused of filing claims for dead patients faces new charges

(By – KRISTIAN HERNANDEZ, STAFF WRITER ; www.themonitor.com)

A McAllen area doctor accused in June of filing fraudulent Medicare claims involving deceased patients faces new charges after he continued to file false claims, federal investigators said. Dr. Eduardo Carrillo, 42, must surrender to authorities Tuesday following his hearing scheduled at 11 a.m. before U.S. Magistrate Judge Dorina Ramos where he’ll be formally charged with six new counts of healthcare fraud, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office announced Monday. Read more…

 

 

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