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SAN FRANCISCO – Helena Weil was sentenced today to four months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $496,101 related to her submission of billings to the federal Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag and United States Postal Service-Office of Inspector General Special Agent in Charge Eileen Neff.

Weil, 64, of Kensington, California, pleaded guilty on July 2, 2014, to one count of 18 U.S.C. § 1519, which prohibits alteration or falsification of records.  Weil was a psychologist licensed to practice by the State of California and maintained a practice in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Weil treated numerous U.S. Postal Service and other U.S. Government employee-patients for which she was compensated through the OWCP, which administers Federal Employee Compensation Act programs.  Weil was required to submit bills truthfully setting forth (a) the Current Procedural Terminology (“CPT”) codes corresponding to the services she provided to the patients, (b) the names of the U.S. Postal Service and other U.S. Government employees for whom she was providing services; and (c) the date of those services.

 

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