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Laboratory and Owner of Lab Management Services Company to Pay $3.77 Million to Resolve Kickback and Medical Necessity Claims

DALLAS - Primex Clinical Laboratories, LLC has agreed to pay $3,500,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks in exchange for laboratory referrals for patient pharmacogenetic testing. In a related settlement, Mitch Edland, the Chief Executive Officer and owner of DNA Stat, LLC, has agreed to pay $270,000 to resolve similar allegations. Both settlements were announced today by U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern District of Texas.


Action Details

  • Date:January 25, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions