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Manhattan U.S. Attorney Settles Civil Fraud Claims Against Vascular Surgery Clinic And Surgeon For Fraudulently Billing Medicare For Nonreimbursable Vascular Surgery Procedures

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Scott Lampert, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General's ("HHS-OIG") New York Region, announced today that the United States has settled civil fraud claims under the False Claims Act against MATTOO & BHAT MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, P.C. ("MBPC") and DR. FENG QIN ("DR. QIN") related to MBPC's submission of fraudulent claims for reimbursement by Medicare for vascular surgical procedures that are not covered under Medicare. In connection with the settlement, which was approved by U.S. District Judge Louis L. Stanton on May 1, 2015, the defendants agreed to pay a total of $1,150,000 to resolve their liabilities.


Action Details

  • Date:May 6, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions