Tagged: arkansas state medical board

Massage Therapist Pleads Guilty, Will Testify Against Barrows

by Mark Friedman 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Billy Marc Young, the Conway massage therapist who allegedly helped perpetuate a health care fraud, has taken a plea deal and will testify for the prosecution of Drs. Robert Barrow and Angela Barrow.

Abortion Ban Appeal Puts New Focus on Social Issues (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/13/2014 7:28 am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's decision to appeal a ruling striking down Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban could inject a new focus on abortion and other social issues into dozens of statewide and legislative races.

Signs of $14.7 Million Medicare Fraud from Mountain Home Doctor Date Back for Years

by Mark Friedman 3/31/2014 12:00 am

If Dr. Stacey M. Johnson of Mountain Home had not died earlier this year at 63, he likely would have been charged with overbilling Medicare by $14.7 million, according to a criminal investigator’s affidavit that was recently made public.

Dr. Trent Pierce Receives Judgment Against Bomber Randeep Mann

by Mark Friedman 12/20/2013 4:22 pm

A Crittenden County Circuit judge has ruled in favor of Dr. Trent Pierce, the former Arkansas State Medical Board chairman, against Randeep Mann, who nearly killed him in a 2009 bombing. "This ruling is a huge victory for Dr. and Mrs. Pierce, and brings them closer to obtaining the compensation they deserve," their attorney says.

Late Mountain Home Doctor May Have Crafted Largest Medicare Fraud in State's History: $14.7M

by Mark Friedman 10/14/2013 12:00 am

If Dr. Stacey M. Johnson of Mountain Home had not died earlier this year at 63, he likely would have been charged with overbilling Medicare by $14.7 million, according to a criminal investigator’s affidavit that was recently made public.

Judge Approves Arkansas Doctors Selling Pharmaceuticals

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2013 12:00 am

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza handed down his long-awaited order last month in the case of the Arkansas State Medical Board and doctors who want to sell prescription drugs out of their offices.

Arkansas Medical Society Urges No Appeal in Doctors Selling Drugs Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2012 12:00 am

Until last month, the Arkansas Medical Society stayed out of a fight between the Arkansas State Medical Board and doctors who want to sell prescription drugs out of their offices.

Fort Smith Doctor, Arrested on Drug Charges, Has License Suspended

by Associated Press 10/9/2012 2:49 pm

The Arkansas State Medical Board has issued an emergency order to suspend the medical license of a Fort Smith doctor who faces drug and weapons charges.