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  Posted on: Friday, December 20, 2019
Festus Doctor and His Company Sentenced for Health Care Fraud
Department of Justice
St. Louis, MO – Antoine Adem, M.D., 49, of Festus, MO, and his company, Midwest Cardiovascular, Inc., were sentenced today.  Dr. Adem was sentenced to a prison term of 45 days and ordered to pay restitution of $149,199 and a fine of $55,000 for his involvement in a healthcare fraud scheme.  Midwest Cardiovascular was sentenced to a term of probation of 3 years and ordered to jointly pay restitution with Dr. Adem of $149,199 and a fine of $120,000.  Midwest Cardiovascular has offices in Festus and Farmington, Missouri.  Dr. Adem and Midwest Cardiovascular appeared today in federal court before U.S. District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig.  Both previously entered guilty pleas on August 20, 2019.

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