Wisconsin dentist responsible of harming teeth in insurance policies fraud plan

Scott Charmoli, 60, faces up to 20 years in prison, in the health care fraud case for intentionally damaging his patients' teeth. His sentencing is scheduled for June 17.

A previous Jackson dentist has been convicted of wellness treatment fraud related to his high price of crowning patients’ tooth, many of them unnecessarily.

Prosecutors claimed Scott Charmoli, 61, of Grafton, intentionally weakened tooth in advance of he did the get the job done, so the ensuing crown would be coated by insurance plan.

Charmoli hooked up extra than 1,600 crowns around a 20-thirty day period interval. An government with an insurance policy corporation testified that, on average, Wisconsin dentists mounted fewer than six crowns for every 100 people, but that in 2019, Charmoli’s charge exceeded 32 per 100 people.

The scheme was exposed after he offered the observe in 2019, and the new entrepreneurs recognized following reviewing data files the crown numbers had been way out of the normal.

Charmoli was indicted in late 2020 on 8 counts. After a 4-day trial in Milwaukee federal courtroom, a jury found him responsible on 7 counts — 5 fraud charges related to four clients, and two costs of building fake statements associated to two of the similar sufferers.