False Claims Act Allegations

Connecticut News: New London Psychiatrist and Mental Health Clinic Pay over $3.3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Connecticut (STL.News) – United States Attorney John H. Durham, Special Agent in Charge Phillip Coyne of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, and Connecticut Attorney General William Tong today announced that DR. BASSAM AWWA and his medical practice, CONNECTICUT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ASSOCIATES, P.C. (“CBHA”) have entered into a civil … Continue reading Connecticut News: New London Psychiatrist and Mental Health Clinic Pay over $3.3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Vermont News: Electronic Health Records Developer To Pay Second Largest Recovery In The History Of The District Of Vermont — $57.25 Million — To Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Vermont – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated today that Greenway Health, LLC (Greenway), a Tampa, Florida-based developer of electronic health records (EHR) software, will pay $57.25 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that Greenway caused its users to submit false claims to the government by misrepresenting … Continue reading Vermont News: Electronic Health Records Developer To Pay Second Largest Recovery In The History Of The District Of Vermont — $57.25 Million — To Settle False Claims Act Allegations

New Jersey News: NEWARK, California Ceramics Company Agrees to Pay $175,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

NEWARK, N.J. – A California ceramic materials company will pay $175,000 to resolve allegations that it committed multiple False Claims Act violations relating to awards by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Army under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. The settlement resolves allegations uncovered by the … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, California Ceramics Company Agrees to Pay $175,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Family Practice Doctor, Brent E. Clark Pays $360,000 to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

PITTSBURGH, PA. – Brent E. Clark, M.D., a former family practice doctor in Pittsburgh, agreed to pay $360,000 to the United States to settle claims that he violated the False Claims Act by submitting or causing to be submitted false claims to Medicare and Medicaid for medically unnecessary and unreasonable services, United States Attorney Scott … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Family Practice Doctor, Brent E. Clark Pays $360,000 to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Florida News: Nationwide Wound Services Provider, Healogics, Inc. Agrees to Pay Nearly $400,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Florida – Healogics, Inc., a Florida-based provider of wound care services with clinics across the country, agreed to pay $398,162.69 to resolve False Claims Act allegations pertaining to improper coding. Specifically, the United States alleged that, from January 1, 2012, through June 30, 2017, Healogics submitted claims to Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare using Modifier 25 … Continue reading Florida News: Nationwide Wound Services Provider, Healogics, Inc. Agrees to Pay Nearly $400,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Substance Abuse Treatment Providers, New Era Rehabilitation Center Pay More Than $1.3 Million

CT – United States Attorney John H. Durham and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen Friday announced that NEW ERA REHABILITATION CENTER, DR. EBENEZER KOLADE and DR. CHRISTINA KOLADE have entered into a civil settlement agreement with the federal and state governments in which they will pay $1,378,533 to resolve allegations that they violated the federal … Continue reading Substance Abuse Treatment Providers, New Era Rehabilitation Center Pay More Than $1.3 Million

Ambulance Company, Medical Transports, LLC to Pay $9 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

(STL.News) Medical Transport LLC, a Virginia Beach-based provider of ambulance services, agreed to pay $9 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims for ambulance transports, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. “Those who benefit from federal health care programs must play by the rules,” said Acting Assistant Attorney … Continue reading Ambulance Company, Medical Transports, LLC to Pay $9 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations