Diagnostic Imaging Affiliates

(clockwise from top left): Dr. John Fritz, Dr. Alexander G. Salerno, Dr. Davarajan Iyengar, Dr. William M. Steck Sr., and Dr. Alan P. Epstein are charged with referring patients to Rehan "Ray" Zuberi's imaging service in New Jersey in exchange for kickbacks. (Credit: New Jersey Attorney General's office)

N.J. Doctors Accused Of Referring Scans To Imaging Company For Kickbacks

Five New Jersey medical professionals were indicted Wednesday on charges of referring medical patients to a certain imaging company in exchange for kickbacks.


A laboratory assistant works with a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine dedicated to the mouse and rat to study anatomical and functional imaging of the brain and organs on January 23, 2014 at the Neurosciences rechearch Center CERMEP in Bron, near Lyon.  (PHILIPPE MERLE/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Authorities Bust Alleged Kickback Scheme To Doctors Who Referred Patients

Thirteen people have been arrested, in what New Jersey authorities said was a scheme to pay illegal kickbacks to doctors in exchange for patient referrals.