S.F. Spinal Implant Billing Firm Faces Fraud Charges
On Wednesday, Santa Clara County prosecutors filed nine felony fraud charges against two officials at Implantium -- a San Francisco-based firm -- for allegedly overbilling for spinal implants for government employees. Prosecutors said the invoices had been marked up by tens of thousands of dollars.
- "CEO Charged With Overbilling for Spinal Implants" (AP/San Francisco Chronicle, 4/26).
- "Rare Charges Accuse CEO of Over-Billing San Jose for Spinal Implants" (Rosenberg, San Jose Mercury News, 4/26).