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Catskill obstetrician, gynecologist pleads guilty to health care fraud

Catskill obstetrician, gynecologist pleads guilty to health care fraud

August 06, 2019 07:02 PM

Myra Mabry is an obstetrician and gynecologist in Catskill.

In federal court in Albany on Tuesday, she pleaded guilty to health care fraud, identity theft, conspiring to distribute controlled substances and obstruction of justice.

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Dr. Mabry admitted she wrote prescriptions for oxycodone and morphine and then had a co-conspirator fill those prescriptions using the names of patients.

Mabry also told a federal grand jury she was the victim of extortion, but later admitted that was not true.

She faces up to 20 years in prison.

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