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Surgery Centers and Medical Offices in New Jersey Settle Allegations of Federal Health Care Fraud

Breon Peace, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Scott J. Lampert, Special Agent-in-Charge, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General, New York Region (HHS-OIG), and Norbert E. Vint, Deputy Inspector General, Office of Personnel Management (OPM), announced today that six surgery centers and medical offices affiliated with Interventional Pain Management Center P.C. (“IPMC”), a company owned by Dr. Amit Poonia, have agreed to pay $7,447,340.75 to resolve liability under the False Claims Act for claims submitted to federal health care programs for acupuncture treatment.


Action Details

  • Date:January 12, 2022
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions