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New York Heart Center to Pay More Than $1.33 Million to Settle Allegations of False Claims Act and Stark Law Violations

ALBANY, NEW YORK: Cardiovascular Specialists, P.C., d/b/a New York Heart Center (NYHC) - a group practice of cardiologists with offices throughout central and northern New York - has agreed to pay the United States $1,336,636.98 plus interest to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Physician Self-Referral Law (commonly known as the Stark Law) by knowingly compensating its physicians in a manner that violated federal law, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian.


Action Details

  • Date:August 14, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions