Texas Doctor Enters Settlement Agreement with OIG on Kickback Allegations
Dr. Jimmy Dung Doan - a Houston, TX family practice physician - entered into a settlement agreement with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, effective October 17, 2014. The $50,000 settlement resolves allegations that Dr. Doan received remuneration from Jack L. Baker, MD and Fairmont Diagnostic Center and Open MRI, Inc. (Fairmont), an imaging facility in Houston, TX, in the form services received under a Referral Coordinator contract. OIG alleged that this financial arrangement took into account the value and volume of referrals made to Fairmont by Dr. Doan. Senior Counsels Kristen Schwendinger and Robert M. Penezic represented OIG.
- Date:October 17, 2014
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