Tampa Chiropractor arrested on Insurance Fraud Charges
Douglas Price was arrested for insurance fraud and three counts of patient brokering, according to a June 15, 2015 news story by ABC Action News. Investigators stated that Price had been under investigation for 8 months under suspicion of insurance fraud and patient brokering. Investigators focused on Price’s South Tampa and Auburndale clinics.
Price is accused of paying patients to seek unnecessary treatments at his clinics. According to investigators, Price would pay patients up to $1,000 each to seek unnecessary medical treatment at both clinics.
Investigators also arrested, Sonya Rivera, an employee of Price who is accused of recruiting patients, and assisting in the fraud.