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New York doctor convicted over blood-test bribery scheme
October 26, 2017 / 11:12 PM / in 23 days

New York doctor convicted over blood-test bribery scheme

A New York doctor has been convicted on charges that he accepted bribes in exchange for referring patients’ blood specimens to a New Jersey diagnostic laboratory company at the center of a kickback probe that has resulted in a record number of medical professionals being charged.

A federal jury in Newark on Wednesday found Thomas Savino, a physician who practiced medicine in Staten Island, guilty on charges that included violating the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and wire fraud, prosecutors said.

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