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Pennsylvania Physician Agrees to Voluntary Exclusion

On July 18, 2019, Richard Mintz, D.O., a physician in Dresher, Pennsylvania, agreed to be excluded from participation in all Federal health care programs for a period of 7 years under 42 U.S.C. § 1320a-7(b)(6)(B). OIG alleged that Dr. Mintz issued medically unnecessary prescriptions for opioids in exchange for cash which failed to meet the professionally recognized standards of care. Senior Counsel Lisa Veigel represented OIG.

Action Details

  • Date:July 18, 2019
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions