STRATFORD, CT — A Stratford doctor has been sentenced to four years in prison in connection with health care fraud and illegal kickback offenses, according to officials.
Ananthakumar Thillainathan, MD, 45, of Stratford, was also sentenced Thursday to three years of supervised release following the prison term, U.S. Attorney for Connecticut Vanessa Roberts Avery announced.
Thillainathan is a medical doctor and the owner and president of MDCareNow LLC, a medical practice with offices in Stratford and Milford, according to officials. MDCareNow has been a participating provider enrolled as both an internal medicine group and as a behavioral health clinician group in the Connecticut Medicaid program.
Source: Stratford Doctor Sentenced For Health Care Fraud, Kickbacks: Feds / Patch