Cicero Chiropractor Settles Civil Health Care Fraud Claims
ALBANY, NY-Joseph Borio-the owner of Borio Chiropractic Health Center (BCHC), in Cicero, New York-has agreed to pay the United States $376,436.76 to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to Medicare using higher billing codes than appropriate and falsely certifying that the services billed were medically necessary, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian. As part of the settlement, Borio admitted that he and others submitted claims to Medicare that are unsupported by his records. He also agreed to implement additional compliance measures as a condition of his continued participation in Medicare and other federal health care programs.
- Date:November 4, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions