Physical Therapy Clinics to Pay $2.78 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
WASHINGTON - Two companies that operate physical therapy clinics in Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland, along with three individuals associated with the businesses, have agreed to pay the United States $2.78 million to settle allegations that the firms' billings to Medicare and the TRICARE health care program violated the False Claims Act. The companies -- Alliance Rehabilitation, LLC and Active Physical Therapy Services, LLC -- submitted invoices to Medicare and TRICARE through a consolidated billing office in Fairfax, Va., that was managed and overseen by Geeta Trehan, of Virginia. The companies' owners, Thomas Bray and Rajeev Gupta, both of Maryland, also managed the operations.
- Date:April 9, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions