November 15, 2019 / 12:13 AM / 2 months ago

IN BRIEF: U.S. accuses former Sanford Health surgeon of accepting kickbacks

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said it had sued a neurosurgeon formerly employed by South Dakota-based Sanford Health, alleging that he accepted kickbacks to implant medical devices during spinal surgeries and conducted unnecessary procedures.

The department filed a complaint in federal court in Sioux Falls, against Dr. Wilson Asfora just two weeks after Sanford, one of the nation’s largest healthcare systems, agreed to pay $20.25 million to resolve related claims.

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