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Doctors' Anesthesia Associates Agreed to Pay $519,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Services Performed by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Not Properly Credentialed

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Doctors' Anesthesia Associates, Inc. (DAA), West Virginia, agreed to pay $519,058.40 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that DAA submitted claims to Medicare and Medicaid for reimbursement for services personally performed by an anesthesiologist when, in fact, the services had been performed at least in part by licensed and certified registered nurse anesthetists who were not properly credentialed under the Medicare and Medicaid program.

Action Details

  • Date:July 11, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures