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Opti-Vision and Grene Vision Group Agreed to Pay $916,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Receiving Remuneration in the Form of Installment Payments Conditioned on Minimum Purchase Quantities

After they self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Opti-Vision, LLC (Opti-Vision) and Grene Vision Group, L.L.C. (Grene), (collectively, "Opti-Vision and Grene"), Kansas, agreed to pay $916,145.39 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provision applicable to kickbacks. OIG alleged that Opti-Vision and Grene received remuneration from an optical laboratory for the purchase of membership interests in a group purchasing organization owned, in part, by Opti-Vision in the form of installment payments made to Opti-Vision that were conditioned on Opti-Vision, through Grene, purchasing a certain amount of items from the optical laboratory through the group purchasing organization.

Action Details

  • Date:October 11, 2019
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Provider Self-Disclosures