Charleston, W.Va. (AP) -- A former cardiology fellow at Marshall University's School of Medicine is expected to plead guilty to health care fraud charges.
A plea hearing for Dr. John Theodore tiano is scheduled Dec. 15 in U.S. district court in Charleston.
Tiano is charged in a federal information with conspiracy to misuse a registration number and aiding and abetting health care fraud.
He is accused of allowing a Mingo County clinic and its employees to use his name and medicare provider number to bill for services that he didn't personally provide.
The scheme defrauded more than $119,000 from medicare.
Tiano also is accused of allowing others to use his federal drug registration number to issue prescriptions to acquire controlled substances.
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