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Pennsylvania Cardiologist Agrees to Voluntary Exclusion

On March 19, 2018, in connection with the resolution of his False Claims Act liability, Vidya Banka, MD (Dr. Banka), Pennsylvania, agreed to be excluded from participation in all Federal health care programs for a period of five years under 42 U.S.C. § 1320a-7(b)(7). OIG alleged that Dr. Banka caused the submission of claims to Medicare for medically unnecessary cardiac stent procedures. Senior Counsel Geeta Taylor represented OIG.

Action Details

  • Date:March 19, 2018
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions