Two Alabama Men Sentenced For Healthcare Fraud

Brian Bowman of Gadsden was sentenced to 96 months in prison.  This has been a long time coming. In December 2021, Bowman pleaded guilty to big time  healthcare fraud conspiracy.

 Also, Jason Max Akin of Florence was sentenced to 42 months in prison. In May 2023, Akin pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud.

 Bowman’s plea agreement, Bowman marketed QBR’s electro-diagnostic testing to medical providers and was paid a kickback for each test those doctors ordered. Brian Bowman  of Gadsden received nearly a million dollars in kickbacks, according to federal prosecutors.

According to  Jason Akin’s plea agreement, Akin was part owner, worked as a pharmacist and helped run sales operations at Watson Rx. Akin paid Bowman and his sales group to produce specialty drug prescriptions from doctors billed to and paid by health insurance plans.

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