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New York Physicians and Lewis P. Schneider Agreed to Pay $58,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Presenting Claims for Services not Covered and in Violation of an Assignment Agreement

After they self-disclosed conduct to OIG, New York Physicians LLP (NYP) and Lewis P. Schneider, M.D. (Dr. Schneider), New York, agreed to pay $57,839.50 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that NYP and Dr. Schneider knowingly presented or caused to be presented to Medicare Part B beneficiaries and extra “office fee” ranging from $50 to $2,000 per patient for the convenience of performing colonoscopies and/or endoscopies in-office instead of at a hospital in violation of an assignment agreement.

Action Details

  • Date:July 6, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures