NRI physician charged with healthcare fraud in US

CRIMsamirshahSamirkumar Shah, 53, has been indicted on charges of healthcare fraud.

A resident of Armstrong county, Shah knowingly and willfully executed a scheme to defraud healthcare benefit programmes like Medicare and Medicaid in connection with the delivery of and payment for healthcare benefits, and services.

He could be sentenced for a maximum 10 years in prison and fined $250,000 if found guilty.