Hudson Valley doctor, wife pleads guilty in $1.3 million genetic test scheme

A doctor from the Hudson Valley and his wife have admitted their roles in a $1.3 million genetic test scheme.

News 12 Staff

Nov 25, 2023, 9:41 PM

Updated 239 days ago

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A doctor from the Hudson Valley and his wife have admitted their roles in a $1.3 million genetic test scheme.
Yitzchok "Barry" Kurtzer, 63, and his wife, Robin Kurtzer, 62, of Monsey, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to violate the federal anti-kickback statute.
Authorities say because of the schemes, Medicare was billed over $1.3 million for tests generated from Barry Kurtzer's practice.
Officials say Barry was a primary care physician with offices in Pennsylvania.
The Kurtzer's are scheduled to be sentenced in March.


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