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Doctor Gets Nearly 2 Years in Jail for Kickbacks

Plus: Excluded employee costs this rehab center six figures. Exchanging wads of cash in unmarked envelopes sounds pretty fishy—and it certainly was for one New Jersey-based physician who was sentenced to 20 months in prison for accepting kickbacks for diagnostic testing referrals. The doctor was convicted of taking illegal kickbacks in exchange for sending his patients for MRIs, CAT scans [...]