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Lawrence Physician to Pay $515,000 over Allegations of False Billing and Charging Cash for Suboxone: Settlement Also Resolves Allegations of Billing for Physician Office Visits Performed by Unlicensed Medical Assistants

Boston - A Lawrence physician and members of his practice will pay $515,000 to resolve allegations that they charged patients cash for a substance use disorder treatment already covered by the state's Medicaid program (MassHealth), and billed for office visits that should have been performed by a physician but were instead performed by unlicensed medical assistants, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today.


Action Details

  • Date:October 8, 2020
  • Agency:Massachusetts Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies