Medical Resources Group Agreed to Pay $362,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Paying Remuneration to a Surgical Center and Its Owners in Excess of Fair Market Value for the Service Provided
After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Medical Resources Group (MRG), Michigan, agreed to pay $362,515.50 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that MRG improperly paid remuneration to a surgical center and its owners through a side letter to a professional service agreement, signed by an employee of MRG without express authorization.
- Date:July 7, 2016
- Fraud Self-Disclosures