Husband and wife physicians convicted of healthcare fraud

A physician and a psychiatrist have been accused of healthcare fraud, according to The Washington Post.

Paramjit Singh Ajrawat, MD, and his wife, Sukhveen Kaur Ajrawat, MD, were convicted Sept. 4 of healthcare and wire fraud, obstruction of justice and aggravated identity theft.

The Ajrawats owned and operated Greenbelt, Md.-based Washington Pain Management Center. Trial evidence shows the Ajrawats filed claims for procedures that were not performed to Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE and other federal benefit programs.

Prosecutors claim the couple defrauded the U.S. of $2.5 million. Their sentencing date is set for Feb. 1.

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