Psychiatrist Receives Prison Sentence

Psychiatrist Ajit Trikha of Belleville, East St. Louis, who has featured before in this Blog, received a 30 month prison sentence yesterday.

 

He admitted to defrauding Medicare of $1.75 million.  He pleaded guilty to two counts of health care fraud by over-billing Medicare and Medicaid. 

 

Trikha also has to pay back the money that he defrauded from the system.  

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