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Columbus Pain Clinic and Owner Agree to Pay $650,000 to Resolve Allegations of Unnecessary Procedures

Comprehensive Pain Management Institute and its owner, Leon Margolin, M.D., have agreed to pay the United States $650,000 to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they knowingly billed Medicare for nerve conduction studies and alcohol/substance abuse assessments and interventions (SBIRT) that were medically unnecessary or not provided as billed, the Justice Department announced today. Margolin is a pain management physician in Columbus, Ohio.


Action Details

  • Date:January 24, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions