Israel Villasenor and Brian Rogers Agreed to Be Excluded for 5 Years for Causing the Submission of False Claims for Tissue Graft Procedures
On March 18, 2021, in connection with the resolution of their False Claims Act liability, Israel Villasenor (Villasenor) and Brian D. Rogers (Rogers), Summerlin, Nevada, agreed to be excluded under 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7(b)(7) for 5 years. The investigation revealed and OIG alleged that Villasenor and Rogers, through their company LASR Clinic of Summerlin, LLC (LASR), submitted claims to Medicare for alleged tissue graft procedures reportedly performed at LASR. OIG alleged that the services rendered were actually prolotherapy, which is not covered by Medicare. Senior Counsel Gregory Wellins represented OIG.
- Date:March 18, 2021
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions