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Doctor faces federal charges

SOMERSET, Ky. (WYMT) - An Eastern Kentucky eye doctor faces federal fraud charges.

Court documents show Doctor Philip Robinson of Associates in Eye Care in Somerset is accused of filing fraudulent claims to Medicare and Medicaid.

Robinson is also accused of providing monthly examinations to nursing home patients that were excessive and in multiple instances claimed to treat more than 100 patients in a single day.

If found guilty, Associates in Eye Care and Doctor Robinson would owe between five and ten thousand dollars per false claim.


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