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Alabama Physician and Practice Settle Case Involving Kickback and Stark Allegations

On April 5, 2018, AMC - Affordable Medical Care f/k/a Andalusia Medical Center and Dr. Kevin Diel (collectively, "AMC"), Opp, Alabama, entered into a $40,500.50 settlement agreement with OIG. As a result of its investigation, OIG alleged that AMC received improper remuneration from Millennium Health, LLC f/k/a Millennium Laboratories, Inc. (Millennium), in the form of point of care test cups which resulted in prohibited referrals. OIG further alleged that the referrals were prohibited because the remuneration created a financial relationship and that AMC caused Millennium to present claims for designated health services that resulted from the prohibited referrals. Senior Counsels Andrea Treese Berlin and Geoffrey Hymans represented OIG.

Action Details

  • Date:April 5, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions