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Government Settles False Claims Act Allegations against Kentucky Addiction Clinic, Clinical Lab and Two Doctors for $15.75 Million

SelfRefind, a chain of addiction treatment clinics, PremierTox LLC, a clinical laboratory that performs urine testing and Drs. Bryan Wood and Robin Peavler, the owners of SelfRefind and PremierTox, have agreed to pay $15.75 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to Medicare and Kentucky's Medicaid program for tests that were medically unnecessary, more expensive than those performed or billed in violation of the Stark Law, the Department of Justice announced today. SelfRefind provides addiction services to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries in 12 locations across Kentucky.


Action Details

  • Date:February 10, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions