Attorney General Josh Stein Announces $49 Million Medicaid Fraud Settlement with Progenity
(RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced a $49 million multistate settlement and an agreement in principle with biotechnology company Progenity Inc., to resolve allegations that the company fraudulently billed federal health care programs for prenatal tests and provided kickbacks to physicians to encourage them to order Progenity tests for their patients. North Carolina will receive $50,292.24 of the settlement to resolve claims relating specifically to North Carolina's Medicaid program.
- Date:July 28, 2020
- Agency:North Carolina Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies