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Defendant accused of healthcare fraud asks for delayed trial

BATESVILLE — Dr. Robert S. Corkern of Batesville wants more time to prepare for trial on federal healthcare fraud charges. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports his attorneys Tuesday asked the court to delay his Dec. 12 trial with co-defendants Ray Shoemaker of Tupelo and Lee Garner of Batesville. Trial is set in Oxford with Senior U.S. District Judge Neal ...

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Cancer doctor pleads not guilty to fraud charges

SUMMIT — A cancer doctor stood shackled before a federal judge yesterday and pleaded not guilty to charges of stealing millions of dollars from Medicaid and Medicare by diluting chemotherapy drugs and reusing old needles on multiple patients. Dr. Meera Sachdeva, the 50-year-old founder of Rose Cancer Center in Summit, said little other than to answer the judge’s questions during ...

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Ex-office manager pleads not guilty in fraud case

SUMMIT — The former office manager of a South Mississippi cancer clinic pleaded not guilty yesterday to charges that she was involved in a massive health care fraud that included using old needles and giving patients less chemotherapy or cheaper drugs than they were led to believe. Brittany McCoskey, 24, of Monticello, stood shackled before a federal judge in Jackson ...

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Hearing set for alleged fraud at cancer clinic

SUMMIT — A hearing is scheduled today for the third woman facing charges related to a cancer clinic that allegedly used old needles and gave patients less chemotherapy than they were led to believe. Some of the charges in the 15-count indictment allege bodily harm and patients are being tested for diseases. Authorities say Rose Cancer Center in Summit made ...

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Clinic accused of Medicaid/Medicare fraud

SUMMIT — A clinic in South Mississippi gave cancer patients less chemotherapy or cheaper drugs than they were told and reused the same needles on multiple people as part of a multimillion-dollar Medicare and Medicaid fraud, a 15-count indictment alleges. Three women, including Dr. Meera Sachdeva, the 50-year-old founder of Rose Cancer Center in Summit, were charged in the indictment ...

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