Healogics Agrees to Pay Up to $22.51 Million to Settle False Claims Act Liability for Improper Billing of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
The Justice Department announced today that Healogics, Inc. has agreed to pay up to $22.51 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly causing wound care centers to bill Medicare for medically unnecessary and unreasonable hyperbaric oxygen ("HBO") therapy. Healogics, a Florida-based company, manages nearly 700 hospital-based wound care centers across the country.
- Date:June 20, 2018
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions