The opinion of the court was delivered by: James V. Selna, U. S. District Judge
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER
In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person on this date. NOV 30 2009
WITH COUNSEL Jeff H. Rutherford, retained
X GUILTY, and the court being satisfied that there is a factual basis for the plea.
NOLO CONTENDERE NOT GUILTY
There being a finding/verdict of GUILTY, defendant has been convicted as charged of the offense(s) of: Conspiracy in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371 as charged in Count 1 of the Indictment The Court asked whether there was any reason why judgment should not be pronounced. Because no sufficient cause to the contrary was shown, or appeared to the Court, the Court adjudged the defendant guilty as charged and convicted and ordered that: Pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, it is the judgment of the Court that the defendant is hereby committed to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of:
One (1) year and one (1) Day on Count 1 of the Indictment
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $100, which is due immediately.
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay restitution in the total amount of $707,800 pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3663A. Defendant shall pay restitution in the amount ordered to victims as set forth in a separate victim list prepared by the probation office which this Court adopts and which reflects the Court's determination of the amount of restitution due to each victim. The victim list, which shall be forwarded to the fiscal section of the clerk's office, shall remain confidential to protect the privacy interests of the victims. Restitution shall be due during the period of imprisonment, at the rate of not less than $25 per quarter, and pursuant to the Bureau of Prisons' Inmate Financial Responsibility Program, and shall be supplemented by the defendant in the amount of $8,000 per month. If any amount of the restitution remains unpaid after release from custody, nominal monthly payments of at least $3,000 shall be made during the period of supervised release. These payments shall begin 30 days after the commencement of supervision. Nominal restitution payments are ordered as the court finds that the defendant's economic circumstances do not allow for either immediate or future payment of the amount ordered. Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3612(f)(3)(A), interest on the restitution ordered is waived because the defendant does not have the ability to pay interest. Payments may be subject to penalties for default and delinquency pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3612(g). The defendant shall comply with General Order No. 01-05.
All fines are waived as it is found that the defendant does not have the ability to pay a fine in addition to restitution.
Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be placed on supervised release for a term of three (3) years under the following terms and conditions:
The defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U. S. Probation Office and General Order 318; During the period of community supervision the defendant shall pay the special assessment and restitution in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment;
During the period of Court ordered supervision, the defenant shall be placed on home detention for a period of twelve (12) months. The defendant shall pay the cost of monitoring up to $12.00 per day;
The defendant shall not be employed as a physician or at a position within the medical field, in medical billing, or other employment that relates to billing of Medicare, during the period of supervision without advanced written approval of the Probation Officer;
The defendant shall notify the medical licencing entities for the states of Colorado, California, and West Virginia, and any other appropriate medical licensing or regulatory agency, of her conviction, and provide proof of such to the Probation Officer within 30 days of sentencing;
The defendant shall cooperate with and furnish financial information and statements to the Internal Revenue Service to determine all taxes due and owing, including interest and penalties, and shall file any past tax returns in a timely manner. The defendant shall pay in full any outstanding tax liability once assessed, including interest and penalties, or enter into an installment plan with Collection Division of the Internal Revenue Service;
The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from the defendant; and The defendant shall apply monies in excess of $500 received from income tax refunds to the outstanding court-ordered financial obligation. In addition, the defendant shall apply all monies received from lottery winnings, inheritance, judgments and any anticipated or unexpected financial gains to the outstanding court-ordered financial obligation.
The drug testing condition mandated by statute is suspended based on the Court's determination that the defendant poses a low risk of future substance abuse.
It is further ordered that the defendant surrender herself to the institution designated by the Bureau of Prisons on or before 12 noon, on March 8, 2010. In the absence of such designation, the defendant shall report on or before the same date and time, to the United States Marshal located at: United States Court House, 411 West Fourth Street, ...