Indiana Eye Physician Accused of Healthcare Fraud, Assets Distributed Following Murder-Suicide
In 2009, Philip Gabriele, MD, was accused of falsely diagnosing patients with cataracts and performing unnecessary cataract surgeries. Dr. Gabriele also allegedly falsified patient information in efforts to support the medically unnecessary procedures.
Three days after being indicted, law enforcement officers found Dr. Gabriele and his wife Marcella, who was also accused of participating in the fraud, dead inside his clinic from an apparent murder-suicide.
An attorney announced a settlement had been reached over the distribution of Dr. Gabriele's assets, although details of the agreement remain confidential, according to the report.
Read the news report about Dr. Philip Gabriele's alleged fraud.
Read other coverage about physician fraud:
- Florida Cardiovascular Surgeon, Wife to Pay $22.6M to Settle Medicare Fraud Allegations
- Plea Agreement Stalled for New Jersey Vascular Surgeon Indicted for Filing $8.5M in False Claims
- 10 Recent Headlines Involving Physician Fraud
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