Daily Archives: 18/08/2014

Dr. Reinstein’s

A Chicago psychiatrist faces $2 billion in penalties after the United States filed a civil health care fraud lawsuit against him Thursday, claiming he took kickbacks from drug companies and submitted at least 140,000 false Medicare and Medicaid claims for antipsychotic medications he prescribed to thousands of mentally ill patients in area nursing homes. Michael […]

Illinois suspends license of controversial psychiatrist

Illinois medical board suspends license of Chicago psychiatrist in clozapine case Illinois agency suspends Chicago psychiatrist’s license, citing illegal payments from drugmaker For years, Dr. Michael Reinstein was a prolific prescriber of a dangerous antipsychotic drug in nursing homes and mental health facilities, giving it to more than 50 percent of the patients under his […]