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Ct Settles with Tolland Psychiatrist Resolving False Claims Allegations

March 16, 2016
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A Tolland psychiatrist will pay $404,798 to settle a civil False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that she submitted false claims for payments to Connecticut’s Medicaid program. The resolution stems from a lawsuit and settlement agreement approved yesterday by a Hartford Superior Court judge, Attorney General George Jepsen said today. The Attorney General alleged that,...

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Stamford Doctor Surrenders License, Avoids Disciplinary Charges

March 16, 2016
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Stamford Doctor Surrenders License, Avoids Disciplinary Charges

By Kate Farrish A Stamford doctor has surrendered his Connecticut medical license rather than face disciplinary charges for letting two unlicensed men perform liposuction on two unsuspecting patients at his spa in Stamford in 2011. Dr. Marlon Castillo voluntarily surrendered his license Feb. 29, according to a consent order presented to the state Medical...

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Death At North Haven Surgery Center Raises Questions About Emergency Care

March 7, 2016
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Death At North Haven Surgery Center Raises Questions About Emergency Care

By Lisa Chedekel In surgery, when something goes wrong, minutes become hours. Minutes are the focus of a lawsuit filed by the family of a 29-year-old Seymour nurse who died in February 2015 after undergoing minor elective sinus surgery at the North Haven Surgery Center. The suit alleges that the center waited as long...

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Connecticut Med Board Reprimands, Fines Doctors

January 19, 2016
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Connecticut Med Board Reprimands, Fines Doctors

By Kate Farrish The state Medical Examining Board on Tuesday reprimanded a Litchfield physician for his abuse of alcohol and violating professional boundaries with an office employee. In unrelated cases Tuesday, the board also fined two doctors and a physician’s assistant and reprimanded a Rhode Island doctor who has a license to practice in...

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