Millennium Health Agrees to Pay $256 Million for Unnecessary Drug and Genetic Testing and Illegal Remuneration to Physicians
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi, 48 other attorneys general and the District of Columbia, today announced a settlement, totaling $256 million, with Millennium Health, formerly Millennium Laboratories, to resolve alleged violations of the False Claims Act. Millennium allegedly billed Medicare, Medicaid and other federal health care programs for medically unnecessary urine drug and genetic testing, and for providing free items to physicians who agreed to refer expensive laboratory testing business to Millennium. Millennium, headquartered in San Diego, is one of the largest urine drug testing laboratories in the United States and conducts business nationwide.
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- Date:November 23, 2015
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies