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Doctor Charged With Prescription Fraud

Feb 03, 2017 - Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE \x97 Federal authorities have charged a Rhode Island doctor, who specializes in diagnosing and treating pain, with health-care fraud and receiving kickbacks in return for prescribing the highly addictive spray painkiller fentanyl.

Dr. Jerrold Rosenberg, 62, is charged with receiving $180,000 in speaking fees from June 2012 to July 2015 in a fraudulent scheme that resulted in the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars to Medicare and insurance companies.

Rosenberg is desc...