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Florida Dermatologist Agreed to Be Excluded for 5 Years for Alleged Medically Unnecessary Adjacent Tissue Transfers and Evaluation and Management Services that Were Not Performed

In connection with the resolution of False Claims Act liability, a dermatologist agreed to be excluded from participating in Federal health care programs for a period of five years under 42 U.S.C. § 1320a-7(b)(7). OIG alleged that the dermatologist performed medically unnecessary adjacent tissue transfers on Medicare beneficiaries and billed Medicare for evaluation and management services that were not performed.

Action Details

  • Date:February 11, 2013
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions