Feds: Pain clinics forced unnecessary injections on patients to make millions – by Brett Kelman, Nashville Tennessean – Nov 2018
This is the nightmare scenario that was mentioned in my previous post: Epidural Steroid Injections: Danger Worth the Benefits?
Federal prosecutors have accused a chain of pain clinics spread through Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia of duping the government and the military out of millions of dollars by forcing patients to receive unnecessary injections into their back, then intentionally mislabeling the injections during billing.
The allegations are spelled out in a lawsuit filed Friday against Pain MD clinics and parent company MedManagement, or MMi, both of which are headquartered in Franklin, Tenn.
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