Doctor's license suspended in alleged kickback scheme

September 13, 2013 2:12:51 PM PDT
The state has suspended the license of Dr. Subir Maitra, accused in a kickback scheme at Sacred Heart Hospitial on Chicago's West Side.

It involves unnecessary procedures that were billed to Medicare and Medicaid.

Maitra is also charged in a similar case in Indiana.

According to documents filed here in Illinois, there are concerns he may be suffering from physical or mental impairments.

A hearing on the suspension is scheduled for September 24.