Atlanta Dentist to Pay Settlement to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
ATLANTA - The United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia announced that it has reached a settlement with Dennis Jaffe and Dennis B. Jaffe D.M.D., P.C., to pay $324,327.05 to settle health fraud claims -- specifically that Jaffe violated the False Claims Act by fraudulently billing Medicaid for tooth extraction procedures and for fraudulently billing for services rendered by a dental assistant when Jaffe was not present in the office. Under the terms of the settlement, Jaffe is also excluded from all federal and state healthcare programs.
- Date:June 5, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions