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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic Agreed to Pay $22,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Overcharging Beneficiaries

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic (Dartmouth-Hitchcock), New Hampshire, agreed to pay $22,947 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that during the time period from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017, physicians and other practitioners of Hanover Psychiatry, which is a private practice operated by Dartmouth-Hitchcock, provided psychotherapy and counseling services to Medicare beneficiaries and charged those beneficiaries for these services without billing Medicare for these services on their behalf, without adhering to the applicable limiting charges, without accepting assignment, and without properly documenting to the Medicare program and beneficiaries a decision to "opt out" of the Medicare program.

Action Details

  • Date:March 25, 2020
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures