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(HOUSTON) — A Houston doctor is behind bars on charges of Medicare fraud.

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From 2005 to 2012, the Department of Justice says 56-year-old Sharon Iglehart allegedly submitted false and fraudulent claims for partial hospitalization program.

According to an indictment, Iglehart and two other men bilked the program of 158 million dollars in fraudulent claims.

Iglehart faces five counts in connection to the the scheme. If convicted she faces 10 years in prison on each count.

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