Aug 14, 2013

Cancer Doctor Allegedly Prescribed $35 Million Worth Of Totally Unnecessary Chemotherapy
Share

Written by : Tom George| 0 | Fashion

Farid Fata cancer doctor needless chemo

A Michigan oncologist has been charged with giving $35 million in needless chemotherapy to patients — some of whom didn’t even have cancer, The Today Show reported . Popular physician Farid Fata, who had more than 1,000 patients, allegedly misdiagnosed people with cancer just so he could bill Medicare.

He’s also accused of giving chemo to “end-of-life” patients who wouldn’t benefit and had to endure the treatment’s nasty side effects during their final days.

Fata, 48, is charged with submitting $35 million in false Medicare claims to the federal government.

“If he did commit these crimes, then I think the word ‘monster’ is a very good description for him,” Jeff Berz, the son of one of Fata’s patients, told the Today Show. On Tuesday, federal judge Sean Cox set Fata’s bail at $9 million, The Associated Press reported. The allegations against Fata portray him in awful light. Barbara Laboisonniere’s father Sydney allegedly […]

Follow Me!

Tom George

Founder and CEO of Internet Billboards. A futurist and serial entrepreneur, as well as a professional fitness trainer, martial artist, and business strategist. Helped to develop inbound advertising. An avid content curator who enjoys finding those digital gems out there in cyberspace and sharing them with others.
Follow Me!
0

Content Curator

Tom George

Founder and CEO of Internet Billboards. A futurist and serial entrepreneur, as well as a professional fitness trainer, martial artist, and business strategist. Helped to develop inbound advertising. An avid content curator who enjoys finding those digital gems out there in cyberspace and sharing them with others.

More Curations by Tom