Heather Nolan reports:
A former Covington chiropractor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on 30 counts of health care fraud and four counts of aggravated identity theft, according to U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite Jr. David Lee Killen, 42, is accused of submitting fraudulent claims to Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers, Polite’s office said in a news release late Thursday.
Killen, who owned and operated Back on Track Clinic – later called The Spine and Joint Center of Washington Parish – in Bogalusa, is accused of submitting bills to insurers for chiropractic adjustments, X-rays, expensive allergy tests and back braces that he never provided to patients.
Read more on NOLA.com. This is one of those doubly disturbing cases because at least some of the patients knowingly participated in the fraud scheme.