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Heritage Medical Partners, Dr. Lenns, Dr. Long, Dr. Mayes, and Dr. Petty Agreed to Pay $170,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Requesting Payment from Beneficiaries in Violation of an Assignment Agreement

Heritage Medical Partners, LLC, Thomas Lenns, M.D., Paul Long, M.D., Michael Mayes, M.D., and William Petty II, M.D. (collectively Heritage), South Carolina, agreed to pay $170,260 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. The OIG alleged that Heritage knowingly presented or caused to be presented to Medicare beneficiaries requests for payment that were in violation of an assignment agreement.

Action Details

  • Date:January 9, 2013
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions