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New Horizons Medical, Inc. Agreed to Pay $84,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Non-Covered Services

On December 2, 2020, New Horizons Medical, Inc. (New Horizons), Framingham, Massachusetts, entered into a $84,393.68 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that New Horizons submitted claims to Medicare for specimen validity testing (SVT) in conjunction with claims for urine drug testing when SVT was a non-covered service. OIG’s Office of Audit Services and Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, represented by Senior Counsels Andrea Treese Berlin and Gregory Becker with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Jennifer Hilton, collaborated to achieve this resolution.

Action Details

  • Date:December 2, 2020
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions