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STAR Spine and Sport Agreed to Pay $19,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Services that Lacked Proper Supervision

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Sports & Orthopedic Rehabilitation, P.L.L.C. d/b/a STAR Spine and Sport (STAR), Colorado, agreed to pay $19,095.50 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that STAR submitted claims to Medicare for items or services that were preferred by a physician's assistant for "incident-to" services using a STAR physician's provider identification number during times when the physician was not supervising the physician's assistant in accordance with Medicare guidelines.

Action Details

  • Date:December 16, 2015
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures