Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

California Dentist Settles Case Involving Medically Unnecessary Claims

On May 15, 2017, Ana M. Gama, DDS and Ana M. Gama, DDS, Inc. (collectively, Dr. Gama), Ontario, California, entered into a $31,817.88 settlement agreement and a 3-year integrity agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Dr. Gama submitted claims for medically unnecessary pulpotomies, extractions, restorations, and stainless steel crowns for a number of pediatric Medicaid dental beneficiaries. OIG's Office of Evaluations and Inspections and Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, represented by Senior Counsels Geoffrey Hymans and Geeta Tyalor, collaborated to achieve this settlement.

Action Details

  • Date:May 15, 2017
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions