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California Physician Settles False and Fraudulent Claims Case

On May 21, 2019, Yousef Mehrabi, M.D. (Dr. Mehrabi), Encino, California, entered into a $52,799.61 settlement agreement with OIG. OIG's investigation revealed that Dr. Mehrabi submitted claims for nerve conduction studies that are considered screening exams and not covered by Medicare. OIG's Office of Audit Services and Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, represented by Senior Counsels Geoffrey Hymans and Kenneth Kraft, collaborated to achieve this resolution.

Action Details

  • Date:May 21, 2019
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions