Whistleblower brings allegations of Medicare fraud to light. Exposing Misconduct.

Whistleblower brings allegations of Medicare fraud to light

December 1, 2017

A whistleblower helped federal prosecutors bring a fraud case against a Twin Cities dermatology chain with offices in Burnsville, Orono, Edina and St. Cloud.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Minneapolis announced on Friday, Dec. 1, that Skin Care Doctors and its CEO founder, Michael Ebertz, agreed to pay $850,000 to settle the case. The prosecutors had alleged the dermatology practice filed false Medicare claims between January 2008 and December 2015.

The whistleblower, Dr. Jeff Samuelson, worked with Washington, D.C.-based Employment Law Group and with Minneapolis attorney Susan Coler, along with Assistant U.S. Attorney Ann M. Bildtsen, to present their findings.

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