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Ophthalmologist Agrees To Pay $1.4 Million and To 20 Year Voluntary Exclusion from Federal Programs To Settle Claims That He Performed Medically Unnecessary Laser Procedures

Baltimore, Maryland - John Arthur Kiely, M.D., of Lutherville, Maryland, has agreed to pay the United States $1.4 million to settle claims under the Federal False Claims Act that he submitted and caused the submission of false claims by Bon Secours Hospital to Medicare and Medicaid between October 29, 2002 and April 14, 2009. Kiely has also agreed to a 20 year voluntary exclusion from Federal health care programs.


Action Details

  • Date:March 13, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions