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Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Agreed to Pay $50,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Paying Remuneration to Durable Medical Equipment Suppliers in the Form of Credits of Amounts Owed for Resupply Services

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Inc. (Fisher & Paykel), California, agreed to pay $50,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law, including provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that Fisher & Paykel paid remuneration to durable medical equipment suppliers that took the form of credits of amounts the suppliers owed for resupply services provided when continuous positive airway pressure masks, nasal interfaces, and headgear manufactured by affiliated entities of Fisher & Paykel were resupplied.

Action Details

  • Date:November 9, 2017
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Provider Self-Disclosures