MEDIA ADVISORY – HOFFMAN ET AL. VICTIMS’ CONTACT

Orange County District Attorney
Media Advisory


Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

For Immediate Release
Case # 11ZF0110

 




June 21, 2011

Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Spokesperson
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

WHO: Orange County Supervising District Attorney Investigator Dina Mauger

 

CONTACT: (714) 648-3667

 

WHAT: Will accept calls from anyone who believes they are a victim of the $17 million workers’ compensation insurance overbilling scheme involving two doctors, an administrator, and a bill collector.  Dr. Sim Hoffman is a radiologist and owner of Advanced Professional Imaging (API), Advanced Management Services (AMS), and Better Sleeping Medical Center (BSMC) in Buena Park. Dr. Hoffman and his three co-defendants, Dr. Michael Heric, Beverly Mitchell, and Louis Santillan, are accused of operating these facilities as a “medical mill” for the sole purpose of insurance overbilling without providing any legitimate treatment to any of his patients.

 

To read about the Hoffman et al. case, please select the June 13, 2011, press release entitled “Radiologist, Neurologist, and Two Co-Defendants Indicted in $17 Million Workers’ Compensation Insurance Overbilling Scheme” under Press Releases/Media Advisories at www.orangecountyda.com

 

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AVISO DE PRENSA

 

QUIEN: Supervisora Investigadora de la Fiscalía del Condado de Orange, Dina Mauger

 

NÚMERO DE CONTACTO: (714) 648-3667

 

QUE: Aceptara llamadas de personas que se consideren ser víctimas del fraude de sobre-facturación de $17 millones al seguro de compensación para trabajadores, cual involucra a dos doctores, un administrador, y un asistente de colecciones de facturaciones. El doctor Sim Hoffman es un radiólogo y dueño de los negocios Advanced Professional Imaging (API), Advanced Management Services (AMS), y Better Sleeping Medical Center (BSMC) en la ciudad de Buena Park. Junto con el doctor Michael Heric, Beverly Mitchell, y Louis Santillan, son acusados de operar los negocios como un “molino medico” con el único propósito de sobre-cobrar las compañías de seguros sin realizar tratamientos legítimos a sus pacientes.