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Joint Medical Equipment, Hans Wittig, and Maximillian Witting Agreed to Pay $143,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Medically Unnecessary Services

After they self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Joint Medical Equipment, Inc., Hans Wittig, and Maximillian Wittig (collectively, "Joint Medical"), Florida, agreed to pay $143,559.20 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law including provisions applicable to kickbacks. OIG alleged that Joint Medical submitted claims for medically unnecessary durable medical equipment, which were also tainted by violations of the anti-kickback statute.

Action Details

  • Date:October 8, 2019
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures