Cardiologist Agrees to Pay $5.8 Million
A cardiologist has agreed to pay $5.8 million to resolve allegations that he and his medical group violated the False Claims Act by improperly billing federal health care programs for medically unnecessary cardiac stent procedures, the Department of Justice announced. He also agreed to a three-year period of exclusion from participation in any federal health care program. Read a Department of Justice press release. Read a news story and watch a video.
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