Published in Law and Health Weekly, March 27th, 2004
Paul Elliott, MD, 38, of Stuart, was found guilty of 22 counts of health care fraud and one count of obstruction of justice. He was acquitted of two counts of fraud and one count of money laundering. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.
Prosecutors said the doctor charged the state 240 times for comprehensive MRIs after giving patients a basic version of the test. The state was charged about $300,000 in false claims.
Elliot also charged the state about $21,000 for 200...
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