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Oklahoma Chiropractic Clinic, Owner, and Referring Physicians Pay $465,000 to Settle Federal False Claims Act and Kickback Allegations

OKLAHOMA CITY – Croas 1 LLC d/b/a Chiropractic Associates (“Chiropractic Associates”) and Scott Kirkpatrick, D.C. (“Dr. Kirkpatrick”), paid $365,000 to resolve allegations that they wrongfully paid physicians to induce referrals of durable medical equipment (“DME”), resulting in the submission of false claims to the Medicare program, announced United States Attorney Robert J. Troester. In separate agreements Cash Biddle, D.O. (“Dr. Biddle”), and Chad Keeney, D.O. (“Dr. Keeney”), each paid $50,000 to resolve allegations they received remuneration from Chiropractic Associates and/or Dr. Kirkpatrick for the purpose of inducing referrals of Medicare DME orders.


Action Details

  • Date:April 2, 2024
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Oklahoma
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions