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Doctor pleads guilty in scam to defraud Amtrak health care plan

Posted On: Apr. 27, 2023 10:08 AM CST

A New Jersey doctor pleaded guilty to participating in a health care fraud scheme that targeted Amtrak, according to federal prosecutors, reports. Muhammad Mirza pleaded guilty to being part of a scheme to bill the Amtrak health care plan for fraudulent claims for services that either were never provided or were medically unnecessary, which caused Amtrak losses of more than $1.3 million, investigators said.