Barry McLeod-Hughes Agreed to Be Excluded for 7 Years for Submitting False Claims for Physical Therapy Services
On December 4, 2020, in connection with the resolution of his False Claims Act liability, Barry McLeod-Hughes (McLeod-Hughes), Byron, Georgia, agreed to be excluded under 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7(b)(7) for 7 years. The investigation revealed and OIG alleged that McLeod-Hughes and his practice, McLeod-Hughes and Associates Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Clinic, d/b/a McLeod-Hughes and Associates Inc., submitted claims to Medicare and TRICARE for physical therapy services purportedly provided by McLeod-Hughes to Medicare and TRICARE beneficiaries when, in fact, athletic trainers and other unlicensed or uncredentialed individuals actually furnished the physical therapy services. Senior Counsel Matthew Westbrook represented OIG.
- Date:December 4, 2020
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions