More arrests to come in crackdown on drug-recovery industry, prosecutor vows

“At its heart, the evil of patient brokering is that it corrupts the health care system because your decisions as to whom your provider should be are not made by who gets you well but rather who’s paying you,” Aronberg said. “You’re being shuttled in and out of these corrupted drug-treatment centers, these flophouses, for money, until you leave in an ambulance or a body bag.”