COPY-Doctor to change plea in cancer clinic fraud case - - Jackson, MS

COPY-Doctor to change plea in cancer clinic fraud case

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A cancer doctor will be in federal court on July 13 for a change of plea hearing on charges of health care fraud that include allegations of using diluted chemotherapy drugs and old needles.

Federal court records do not show to what charges Dr. Meera Sachdeva will plead guilty.

Sachdeva, Brittany McCoskey and Monica Weeks were indicted last August on charges including conspiracy and witness tampering related to the activities of Rose Cancer Center in Summit. McCoskey pleaded guilty to one count of fraud on May 17 and awaits sentencing.

Federal court documents Wednesday also reflect a change of plea is expected from Weeks but no date has been set.

Sachdeva established the clinic in south Mississippi in 2005.

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