A Beverly Hills, Calif. doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his role in a massive fraud scheme.
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Dr. Ronald Grusd was convicted in December of 39 charges, including conspiracy, honest services wire and mail fraud and health care fraud.
He was sentenced this week.
Prosecutors say Grusd’s companies, California Imaging Network Medical Group and Willows Consulting Co., in Southern California, paid more than $100,000 in bribes to physicians and others in exchange for referrals of patients with workers’ compensation claims to his clinics.
Grusd’s two companies were ordered to pay a $500,000 fine each.
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