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Connecticut Announces $4.9 Million State/Federal False Claims Settlement with Middletown Doctor Couple

(Hartford, CT) -Attorney General William Tong, U.S. Attorney John H. Durham, Comptroller Kevin Lembo and Connecticut Department of Social Services Commissioner Deidre S. Gifford announced today that Connecticut has reached a $4.9 million civil False Claims Act settlement with Middletown couple Crispin and Antonieta Abarientos regarding a long-term fraudulent medical billing scheme involving costly infusions. This is the first False Claims settlement to date regarding the Connecticut State Health Plan.


Action Details

  • Date:March 2, 2020
  • Agency:State of Connecticut Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies