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RI Dermatology and Cosmetic Center Pays More Than $150,000 to Settle Allegations of Upcoding Medicare Claims

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha and Phillip Coyne, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG), New England Region, announced today that Rhode Island Dermatology and Cosmetic Center, LLC, and Rhode Island Dermatology OBS, LLC, of Lincoln, have paid $152,043.25 to resolve civil allegations that they violated the federal False Claims Act by billing Medicare for some patient services and procedures performed at rates higher than were warranted.


Action Details

  • Date:November 5, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions