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.
- Date:August 14, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions