New York Psychologist and Wife Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

Michael Miran, Ph.D., a psychologist from Brighton, N.Y., and his wife Esta Miran, who has a doctorate in education, were sentenced to probation and ordered to pay more than $257,000 in restitution for Medicaid fraud, according to a WHEC news report.

Dr. Miran and Mrs. Miran, who both pleaded guilty to filing false claims to federal healthcare programs, will also perform 100 hours and 125 hours of community service, respectively, according to the report.

Read the WHEC news report about Dr. Miran and Mrs. Miran's sentence.

Read other coverage about physician fraud:

- Prosecutors Seek Life Sentence for Kansas Family Practitioner, Wife for Healthcare Fraud, False Prescriptions, Other Allegations

- Washington Releases Statement on Disciplinary Action Taken Against Physicians Engaging in Fraud

- New York Podiatrist guilty of Medicare Fraud, Sentencing Delayed Due to New Charges

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