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.
- Date:March 2, 2020
- Agency:State of Connecticut Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies