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Boston University Eye Associates Agreed to Pay $50,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Providing Remuneration to Physicians and Physician Practices in the Form of Holiday Gifts

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Boston University Eye Associates, Inc. (BUEA), Massachusetts, agreed to pay $50,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that BUEA provided improper remuneration in the form of holiday gifts, consisting primarily of candy and other small food items, to physicians and physician practices who were referral sources.

Action Details

  • Date:June 24, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures