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Orthopedic Center of Vero Beach Agreed to Pay $46,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Orthopedic Services Not Provided as Claimed

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Orthopedic Center of Vero Beach, P.A. (OCVB), Florida, agreed to pay $46,904.95 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that OCVB billed for services provided by a physician using previously recorded consultation notes written by other physicians as his initial admitting history and physician examination and failing to generate his own patient encounter notes.

Action Details

  • Date:September 30, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures