Spinal Surgeon Fraudster Gets 30 Months for Kickback Scheme
Santa Ana, CA (WorkersCompenstion.com) The orthopedic surgeon infamous for an alleged long-term scheme for his role in taking kickbacks in exchange for performing spinal surgeries has been sentenced to two and a half years behind bars. The U.S. District Attorney’s Office says in total, the plan led to more than $580 million in fake bills submitted, mainly to the California workers’ compensation system.
Daniel Capen, MD was also ordered to forfeit $5 million to the U.S. and ...
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