Texas Hospital Exec Gets 10 Years in Prison For $16M Fraud Scheme

Health Leaders: A Houston-area hospital executive has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a $16 million Medicare fraud scheme involving partial hospitalization programs, the Department of Justice said.

Starsky Bomer, 46, the former chief financial officer and chief operating officer at Atrium Medical Center in Stafford, Texas, and Pristine Healthcare in Pasadena, Texas received the sentence this month, 11 months after a jury convicted him of one count of conspiracy to receive healthcare kickbacks, two counts of violating the Anti-Kickback Statute, and one count of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud.

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