Former Temple Doctor Sentenced to Seven Years for Fraud

A former assistant dean of medical affairs and chairman of the ophthalmology department of Temple University’s School of Medicine will serve seven years in prison for his involvement in a $1.8-million fraudulent-billing scheme. Dr. Joseph J. Kubacki basically billed insurers for patients he hadn’t actually seen. Apparently, that’s frowned upon in the medical community. Who knew?. [Daily News]