Federal Prosecutors Charge John Heary, an Ohio Chiropractor, in an Alleged $1M Medicare and Private Insurance Fraud Case

The Republic on April 4, 2012 released the following:

“Federal prosecutors charge Ohio chiropractor in $1M Medicare and private insurance fraud case


CLEVELAND — A northeast Ohio chiropractor has been charged with defrauding Medicare and private insurers out of more than $1 million, including orders for unneeded medical equipment and free dinner offers if patients would assist the alleged scheme.

Federal prosecutors in Cleveland announced the indictment Tuesday against 37-year-old John Heary, who most recently lived in Lodi (LOH’-dy) and had a practice in Medina (meh-DY’-nuh).

He was charged with 55 counts including health care fraud and paying kickbacks.

He allegedly offered patients the dinners or waived co-payments if they would come to his office and clear the way for the alleged billing fraud.

Heary’s attorney, Joseph Morse, declined comment Wednesday.”

US v. John Heary – Federal Criminal Indictment

18 U.S.C. § 1341 – Mail Fraud

18 U.S.C. § 1347 – Health Care Fraud

42 U.S.C. § 1320A-7B – Illegal Kickbacks


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