Durable Medical Equipment Manufacturer and Orthotics Provider Agree to Pay $1.59 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
BOSTON - National durable medical equipment manufacturer Joint Active Systems, Inc. (JAS) has agreed to pay $1.5 million, and orthotics and prosthetics clinic chain New England Orthotics & Prosthetics, LLP (NEOPS) has agreed to pay $90,000, to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by improperly charging the government for custom fabricated orthotics. NEOPS, which has locations throughout New England and New York, filed for bankruptcy in 2017, and is now under new ownership.
- Date:December 4, 2020
- Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts
- Criminal and Civil Actions