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Alabama Oncology Centers Agreed to Pay $2.5 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Services that Lacked Proper Physician Supervision and Review

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Monroeville Radiation - Oncology, P.C., South Alabama Radiation Oncology, P.C., Eastern Shore Radiation Oncology, P.C., William Hixson, M.D. and Gulf Coast Cancer Center - Gulf Shores, P.C. (collectively, Gulf Coast), Alabama, agreed to pay $2,557,824.27 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Gulf Coast submitted claims for radiation oncology and related services without direct physician supervision by a radiation oncologist or similarly qualified person, and/or without timely review by a radiation oncologist.

Action Details

  • Date:July 14, 2015
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures