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Florida Laboratory Settles Case Involving False Claims

On June 29, 2020, River Crossing Labs, LLC (RCL), Tampa, Florida, entered into a $68,253.44 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that RCL submitted claims to Medicare for specimen validity testing (SVT) in conjunction with claims for urine drug testing when SVT was a non-covered service. OIG's Office of Audit Services and Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, represented by Senior Counsels Andrea Treese Berlin and Gregory Becker with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Jennifer Hilton, collaborated to achieve this resolution.

Action Details

  • Date:June 29, 2020
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions