California surgery center owner, companion allegedly defrauded $51M+ from insurance companies

July 2, 2020 / Eric Oliver 

Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Wellness Wave surgical center owner Randy Rosen, MD, and his companion allegedly defrauded 18 insurance companies for more than $51 million, local NBC affiliate NBC 4 reports.

Five things to know:

1. Dr. Rosen and co-defendant Liza Vismanos are being held on $52 million bail on charges alleging they ran an insurance fraud scheme.

2. In June 2017, Dr. Rosen and Ms. Vismanos allegedly targeted patients from addiction recovery rehabilitation clinics to implant a non-FDA-approved naltrexone implant and perform a series of cortisone injections.


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