Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Peggy Borgfeld Agreed to Be Excluded for Five Years for Allegedly Submitting False Claims and Paying Improper Remuneration

On September 22, 2023, in connection with the resolution of her False Claims Act liability, Peggy Borgfeld, Lexington, Texas, agreed to be excluded under 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7(b)(7) for five years. The investigation revealed and OIG alleged that Peggy Borgfeld knowingly submitted or caused to be submitted false claims to the Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE programs, and participated in a scheme to pay improper remuneration in exchange for the referral of laboratory tests. Senior Counsel Karen Glassman represented OIG.

Action Details

  • Date:September 22, 2023
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions