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Texas Doctor Settles Case Involving Kickback Allegations

On January 28, 2016, Jeffrey Ross, D.P.M, Houston, Texas, entered into a $116,388.56 settlement agreement with OIG. OIG’s investigation revealed that Dr. Ross received remuneration from OneStep Diagnostic, Inc. (OneStep), in the form of compensation from a Medical Directorship agreement. OIG contends that this financial arrangement took into account the value and volume of referrals made to OneStep by Dr. Ross. Senior Counsels Kristen Schwendinger and Tamara Forys represented OIG.

Action Details

  • Date:January 28, 2016
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions