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Long Island Dermatologist Settles Claims That He Defrauded Medicare And Medicaid

United States Attorney Robert L. Capers and Scott J. Lampert, Special Agent-in-Charge, Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG), New York Region, today announced that the United States has entered into a civil settlement agreement with Deremedx Dermatology, P.C. d/b/a Dermatique and Dr. Barry A. Solomon to resolve a case brought under the federal False Claims Act. Solomon is the owner of, and sole practitioner at, Dermatique. The agreement resolves an investigation involving allegations that, in contravention of Medicare and Medicaid regulations, Solomon engaged in a host of fraudulent billing practices and submitted false claims to government healthcare programs.


Action Details

  • Date:July 27, 2016
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions