Doctor from U City Admits Overbilling Medicaid
Dr. Wit A. Jamry, pleaded guilty to federal health care fraud Wednesday.
A University City doctor pleaded guilty to federal health care fraud Wednesday.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Dr. Wit A. Jamry, 62, admitted billing Medicare and Medicaid for services he had not performed.
Quoting from the Post story:
"Jamry admitted that from 2007 to 2011, he and his practice billed for Jamry's time while he was actually out of town or out of the country. Jamry was away on trips to Atlanta, Poland and Mexico at the time he made 276 false claims worth more than $26,000, court documents claim."
Jamry faces 12-18 months in prison under federal sentencing guidelines. For more on the case, see the Post's full story.