Diagnostic Testing Company Agrees to Resolve Claims


American Health Associates Inc. (AHA) has agreed to pay the United States $142,718 to resolve False Claims Act allegations. The government alleged that AHA knowingly caused the submission of false claims to Medicare for diagnostic laboratory tests that were performed during patients’ inpatient stays at Access Hospital Dayton and already covered by the inpatient admission. Medicare prohibits separate payment for diagnostic testing performed during an inpatient admission. Read a Department of Justice press release.



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