Physician Conviction for Accepting Home Health Care Referral Kickbacks Affirmed by Appeals Court

Chicago based physician Dr. Kamal Patel was convicted in February 2014 for receiving kickbacks from a Medicare participating home health agency that paid him for each certification and recertification the physician signed. On February 10, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the conviction. The case is United States of America…