Arizona Physician Settles False and Fraudulent Medicare Claims Case
On February 22, 2016, Ronald Dale Parker, MD (Parker), entered into a $15,036.50 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Parker submitted claims for Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System code G0452 (molecular pathology procedure; physician interpretation and report) where: (1) no consultation request had been made; (2) no written narrative report by a consultant physician was produced; and (3) no exercise of medical judgment by a consultant physician was required. Senior Counsels Geoffrey Hymans and Kenneth Kraft represented OIG.
- Date:February 22, 2016
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions