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Respiratory and Sleep Disorder Specialists Agreed to Pay $152,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Services with Misidentified Facilities

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Wael Asi, M.D., P.A., d/b/a Respiratory and Sleep Disorder Specialists (RSDS), Texas, agreed to pay $152,821.07 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that RSDS knowingly presented claims to Medicare for items or services that RSDS knew or should have known were not provided as claimed and were false or fraudulent. Specifically, OIG contended that RSDS submitted claims for services provided at a non-participating facility using RSDS's National Provider Identifier as though the services had been performed at a participating facility.

Action Details

  • Date:May 14, 2015
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures