TERMED

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Missouri (LIVE) (St. Louis)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:00-cr-00246-RWS-1


Case title: USA v. Arthritis & Pain Ctr

Date Filed: 05/19/2000
Date Terminated: 08/18/2000

Assigned to: Honorable Rodney W. Sippel

Defendant (1)
Arthritis and Pain Center, Inc., The
TERMINATED: 08/18/2000
represented byBarry A. Short
LEWIS RICE
600 Washington
Suite 2500
St. Louis, MO 63101
314-444-7600
Fax: 314-241-6056
Email: bshort@lewisrice.com
TERMINATED: 08/18/2000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
42:1320A.F SUBMITTING FALSE CLAIM TO MEDICARE
(1)
Deft is placed on probation for a term of 2 years; Deft shall pay a fine in the amount of $10,000.00 and restitution in the amount of $75,010.00; Deft shall pay a Special Assessment in the amount of $200.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byDorothy L. McMurtry
OFFICE OF U.S. ATTORNEY
111 S. Tenth Street
20th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63102
314-539-2200
Fax: 314-539-2196
Email: dorothy.mcmurtry@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
05/19/2000WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by defendant Arthritis & Pain Ctr (GLF) (Entered: 05/22/2000)
05/19/2000INFORMATION by USA Arthritis & Pain Ctr (1) count(s) 1 (GLF) (Entered: 05/22/2000)
05/19/2000APPEARANCE for plaintiff USA by Attorney Dorothy L. McMurtry (GLF) (Entered: 05/22/2000)
05/19/2000NOTICE (Titled: Written consent of the sole director of arthritis and Pain Center, Inc.) that Barry a Short is duly authorized on behalf of the Corporation to waive the indictmetn and enter a plea of guilty to a one count information, by defendant Arthritis & Pain Ctr (GLF) (Entered: 05/22/2000)
05/19/2000MINUTES: before Honorable Rodney W. Sippel; Dr. Meara sworn as sole director of Defendant; dft Arthritis & Pain Ctr arraigned; Guilty plea entered; Attorney Barry Short present; , Defendant signs waiver of indictment and consents to proceed by information, guilty plea entered by Arthritis & Pain Ctr to count 1 of the information; USP notified by e-mail in Courtroom; sentencing hearing set for 9:30 8/4/00 for Arthritis & Pain Ctr ; Defendant Location: court reporter: Ann proceedings started: 10:30 am - ended: 11:10 am (GLF) (Entered: 05/22/2000)
05/19/2000STIPULATION OF FACTS RELATIVE TO SENTENCING by Arthritis & Pain Ctr, USA regarding [5-2] (GLF) (Entered: 05/22/2000)
05/19/20007 ORDER by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel ; objection to PSR deadline set for 7/7/00 for Arthritis & Pain Ctr (cc: all counsel, USPT, USP, USM) (GLF) (Entered: 05/22/2000)
06/30/2000MOTION to continue sentencing set 8/4/00 by Arthritis & Pain Ctr (CEL) (Entered: 07/03/2000)
07/06/20009HEREBY ORDERED as to defendant The Arthritis and Pain Center, Inc. by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel that sentencing, previously set for 8/4/00, has been continued to 8/18/00 at 9:30 a.m.; granting motion to continue sentencing set 8/4/00 [8-1] sentencing hearing set for 9:30 8/18/00 for Arthritis & Pain Ctr (cc: all counsel, USPT, USP, USM) (CMA) (Entered: 07/06/2000)
07/06/200010 ACCEPTANCE TO PSR by Arthritis & Pain Ctr ; objection to PSR deadline met on 7/6/00 (CEL) (Entered: 07/10/2000)
07/11/200011 ACCEPTANCE TO PSR by USA (CEL) (Entered: 07/13/2000)
08/04/200012 ACCEPTANCE TO PSR by USA (CEL) (Entered: 08/08/2000)
08/18/200013 MINUTES: Parties present for sentencing before Honorable Rodney W. Sippel; No objections to the PSR; Court adopts the findings in the PSR; Court accepts the plea agreement; Sentence imposed; See judgment; Government dismisses the indictment filed in 4:00CR223CAS; Document to be filed in Judge Shaw case sentencing hearing held on 8/18/00 as to defendant The Arthritis and Pain Center, Inc.; Defendant Location: N/A; court reporter: Ann Taylor; proceedings started: 9:40 - ended: 9:45 (CMA) (Entered: 08/18/2000)
08/18/200014JUDGMENT by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel as to Arthritis & Pain Ctr sentencing Arthritis & Pain Ctr (1) count(s) 1. Deft is placed on probation for a term of 2 years; Deft shall pay a fine in the amount of $10,000.00 and restitution in the amount of $75,010.00; The fine and restitution shall be paid in full immediately; The deft shall be in compliance with the terms of probation if the fine and restitution amounts are paid in full by 2/28/01; Deft shall pay a Special Assessment in the amount of $200.00 , case terminated (cc: all counsel, USPT, USP, USM) (CMA) (Entered: 08/18/2000)
08/18/200015 PRESENTENCE REPORT FILED UNDER SEAL on Arthritis & Pain Ctr (CMA) (Entered: 08/18/2000)
08/22/200016 MARSHAL'S RETURN of judgment as to Arthritis & Pain Ctr; Judgment executed as follows: The Arthritis and Pain Center, Inc. is released to 2 years probation, $10,000.00 fine, and $75,010.00 restitution (CMA) (Entered: 08/23/2000)
08/31/200017 RECEIPT # S2000-009518 in the amount of $ 200.00 for special assessment as to Arthritis & Pain Ctr (CEL) (Entered: 09/06/2000)
11/17/200018 RECEIPT # S2001-001603 in the amount of $ 43,236.55 for restitution as to Arthritis & Pain Ctr (CEL) (Entered: 11/21/2000)
11/27/200019 MOTION for leave to destroy seized records by USA (CEL) (Entered: 11/28/2000)
11/28/200020 RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel granting motion for leave to destroy seized records [19-1] (cc: all counsel, USPT, USP, USM) (CEL) (Entered: 11/29/2000)
12/28/200021 RECEIPT # S2001-002523 in the amount of $6,763.47 for Restitution as to Arthritis & Pain Ctr (CMA) (Entered: 12/29/2000)
12/28/200022 RECEIPT # S2001-002522 in the amount of $10,000.00 for Restitution as to Arthritis & Pain Ctr (CMA) (Entered: 12/29/2000)
02/20/200123 RECEIPT # S2001-004158 in the amount of $ 23,763.45 for restitution as to Arthritis & Pain Ctr (CEL) (Entered: 02/22/2001)
02/28/200124 RECEIPT # S2001-004312 in the amount of $ 1,236.55 for fine as to Arthritis & Pain Ctr (CEL) (Entered: 03/01/2001)
02/28/200125 RECEIPT # S2001-004313 in the amount of $ 9.98 for fine as to Arthritis & Pain Ctr (CEL) (Entered: 03/01/2001)
03/28/200126 SATISFACTION OF FINE by US [14-3] as to defendant Arthritis & Pain Ctr (CEL) (Entered: 03/28/2001)