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Iowa Dental Clinic and Its Owners Agree to Pay More Than $300,000 To Resolve Allegations the Clinic Submitted Claims for Unnecessary Procedures or Procedures that Did Not Happen

Lifepoint Dental Group, LLC, and its owners, Aaron Blass, Angelina Blass, D.D.S., Mindy Richtsmeier, D.D.S., and Brad Richtsmeier, D.D.S., have agreed to pay more than $300,000 to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims for dental procedures, including scalings and root planings, that were either medically unnecessary or did not happen. The government's allegations concern claims submitted by Lifepoint's Cedar Rapids location between April 1, 2015, and October 1, 2015.


Action Details

  • Date:December 7, 2016
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions