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Torrington-Winsted Pediatric Associates and Pediatric & Adolescent Healthcare

Torrington-Winsted Pediatric Associates and Pediatric & Adolescent Healthcare and its former owner, Dr. William Silberberg, have agreed to pay federal and state government over $200,000 and pay private insurers $300,000. The two Connecticut based pediatric practices offered free vaccines to children but billed Medicaid. (Jan-19-05) [< WFSB 3 NEWS ]


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Published on Jan-19-05

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