Michigan Physician Agrees to Voluntary Exclusion
On January 13, 2017, in connection with the resolution of his False Claims Act liability, Dr. Sotero Ureta, Lake City, Michigan, agreed to be excluded from participation in all Federal health care programs for a period of three years under 42 U.S.C. § 1320a-7(b)(7). OIG's investigation revealed that Dr. Ureta caused the submission of false claims to Medicare and Medicaid for physical therapy, electrodiagnostic testing, and/or home health care services that he referred in exchange for illegal remuneration or kickbacks. Senior Counsel David Traskey represented OIG.
- Date:January 13, 2017
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions