TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 22, 2019
Federal prosecutors have sued Nashville Sen. Steve Dickerson and several Tennessee doctors on allegations they defrauded the government and taxpayers out of $50 million as owners of one of the largest pain management chains in the nation, the Tennessean reports. The lawsuit accuses Comprehensive Pain Specialists of submitting “thousands of false claims to federal and state funded health care programs.” Many of the fraud allegations stem from billing the government for urine sample drug testing that was unnecessary and overpriced.