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Advocare Agreed to Pay $2.2 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Paying Remuneration in the Form of Bonus Payments

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Advocare, LLC (Advocare), New Jersey, agreed to pay $2,239,215 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Advocare paid remuneration to a non-member physician in the form of bonus payments that corresponded to certain outpatient drugs and durable medical equipment ordered by that non-member physician that were outside the scope of his employment.

Action Details

  • Date:January 18, 2024
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures