Medicare's Tunis suspended for "unprofessional conduct"
This article was originally published in Clinica
Sean Tunis, US Medicare's chief medical officer and director of the office of clinical standards and quality, has agreed to a one-year suspension and a $20,000 fine for falsifying documents relating to his compliance with requirements for continuing medical education. There is no word as yet on whether he will be able to return to his high-ranking position with the federal health plan.
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