Florida Practice Settles Case Involving False Claims
On June 29, 2020, Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center (FPRC), Lake City, Florida entered into a $94,658.76 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that FPRC 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.
- Date:June 29, 2020
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions