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Hermitage doctor sentenced for illegal opioid distribution

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A Hermitage physician has been sentenced in federal court for possessing with intent to distribute and distribution of Tramadol, a Schedule IV controlled substance, and health care fraud  

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer sentenced Dr. Anthony Rossi, 66, to three years’ probation, restitution in the amount of $15,695, a $6,000 fine and 150 hours of community service.

According to information presented to the court, Rossi, of 504 North Buhl Farm Drive, illegally distributed a controlled substance, Tramadol, for cash.

Rossi also submitted false claims to Medicaid for health care services, including injections, which were never provided.

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