ATLANTA -- A southwest Atlanta gynecologist has pleaded guilty to defrauding Georgia Medicaid of more than $200,000.
Dr. Nathaniel Johnson pleaded guilty Thursday to one count each of Medicaid fraud, defrauding the state and unlicensed practice of medicine. A Fulton County Superior Court judge sentenced him to 10 years, with six months to serve in jail.
Johnson owned and operated Regency Professional Health Services for Women on Cascade Road. According to the Georgia Attorney General's Office, Johnson hired Jeff Romeus, a recent graduate of the American International School of Medicine in Guyana, to treat patients, even though Romeus was not licensed to practice medicine in Georgia.