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Regional Medical Laboratory Agreed to Pay $1 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Paying Remuneration to a Medical Group in the Form of a Profit-Splitting Arrangement to Induce Referrals

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Regional Medical Laboratory, Inc. (RML), Oklahoma, agreed to pay $1,095,279.69 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals and kickbacks. OIG alleged that RML paid remuneration to a medical group in the form of a profit-splitting arrangement related to on-site clinical reference laboratory services for non-governmental business which induced the referral of business for which the government was the payer.

Action Details

  • Date:May 19, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures