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Mark Kuper, MD, the orthopedic surgeon behind the scheme, is also alleged to have used his prescription pad to line his pockets even more.

He also “used the lure of opioids” to make sure his patients kept returning for “worthless services” for which he could bill the government, authorities allege. Kuper also required his patients to get painful and unneeded injections before they could obtain pain pills, prosecutors said.

Read the story about this $10 million Medicare fraud case from the Associated Press.