Two Tennessee doctors pleaded guilty in San Diego federal court Wednesday to participating in a health care fraud scheme that bilked TRICARE — the health care program that covers United States service members — out of more than $65 million by prescribing thousands of exorbitantly expensive compounded medications to patients that they never saw or examined.
Drs. Carl Lindblad, 53, and Susan Vergot, 31, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Sentencing is set for June 29 before U.S. District Judge Janis Sammartino.
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