Newsline No.: 2017-89 Date: October 5, 2017
Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspends Eight Medical Providers for Fraud
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has suspended eight more medical providers from participating in California’s workers’ compensation system, bringing the total number of providers suspended this year to 46.
DWC Acting Administrative Director George Parisotto issued Orders of Suspension against the following providers:
Abraham Khorshad of Beverly Hills, investor in Aspen Medical Resources and co-conspirator with Jeffrey Campau and Landen Mirallegro, who were suspended from the workers’ compensation system last month. Khorshad and his co-defendants pled guilty in Orange County Superior Court on May 5 to medical insurance fraud for their involvement in an overbilling scheme in which they defrauded insurance companies of more than $70 million. The three providers agreed to pay more than $8 million in restitution to several insurers and self-insured employers, and to voluntarily dismiss liens of nearly $140 million. Continue reading