New York Drug Rehabilitation Center Settles Case Involving Kickback and Stark Allegations
On November 19, 2019, A.R.E.B.A. - Casriel, Inc. (ACI), Manhattan, New York, entered into a $151,056.75 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that ACI received remuneration from Millennium Health, LLC f/k/a Millennium Laboratories, Inc. (Millennium), in the form of free point of care test cups provided in exchange for prohibited referrals. OIG further alleged that the referrals were prohibited because the remuneration created a financial relationship and ACI caused Millennium to present claims for designated health services that resulted from the prohibited referrals. Senior Counsels Andrea Treese Berlin and Geoffrey Hymans represented OIG.
- Date:November 19, 2019
- CMP and Affirmative Exclusions