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Louisiana Clinic and Physician Settle False and Fraudulent Medicare Claims Case

On November 27, 2018, Michael L. Drerup, M.D., and the Alexandria Neurosurgical Clinic (collectively, "Drerup"), Alexandria, Louisiana, entered into an $80,941.82 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Drerup submitted claims to Medicare for nerve conduction studies that are considered screening exams and not covered by Medicare. OIG's Office of Audit Services and Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, represented by Senior Counsels Geoffrey Hymans and Kenneth Kraft, collaborated to achieve this settlement.

Action Details

  • Date:November 27, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions