Former employees testify of unusual practices in healthcare fraud case

McALLEN — Two former employees of the Centers for Arthritis and Osteoporosis, the clinic owned by Dr. Jorge Zamora Quezada, testified Thursday about what they perceived to be unusual practices at the clinic as part of the ongoing trial.

Zamora Quezada, a rheumatologist is currently on trial for allegations that he participated in a scheme to defraud health insurers by misdiagnosing and over-treating patients.

Co-defendants in the case are his wife, Meisy Zamora, and two of their employees, Estella Santos Natera and Felix Ramos. They are accused of also participating in the scheme which allegedly included tampering with medical records and money laundering to conceal the source of the funds they made from the alleged scheme.

Source: Former employees testify of unusual practices in healthcare fraud case / The Monitor

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