Some Articles must be remembered and never forgotten. The following is one of those articles, to wit:
Cashing in on frail patients
David Jackson and Gary Marx, Tribune reporters
Dr. Roland Borrasi chuckled as he told three doctors how he used kickbacks and cash bribes to shuttle unsuspecting nursing home residents into Chicago-area hospitals and psychiatric wards.
“Basically, I have a commodity; my commodity is nursing home patients,” Borrasi explained.
He didn’t know it at the time, but federal agents were secretly recording that meeting.
One of the doctors was wearing a wire as Borrasi matter-of-factly explained the mechanics of patient brokering to physicians in his medical group.
Those recordings, along with court documents and federal investigative reports obtained by the Tribune, describe a web of corruption in which hundreds of thousands of dollars flowed…
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