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Berkeley HeartLab and Celebra Corp. Agreed to Pay $750,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Duplicate Clinical Laboratory Services Claims

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Berkeley HeartLab, Inc. (Berkeley) and Celebra Corp. (Celebra), California, agreed to pay $750,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Berkeley and Celebra submitted claims to Medicare for clinical laboratory services performed on blood specimens previously submitted by the ordering physician or other health care professional that lacked indicia of medical necessity.

Action Details

  • Date:January 21, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures