Texas Doctor Settles Case Involving Kickback Allegations
On November 13, 2015, Sohail Siddiqui, M.D., Sugar Land, Texas, entered into a $75,000 settlement agreement with OIG. OIG’s investigation revealed that Dr. Siddiqui 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. Siddiqui. Senior Counsels Kristen Schwendinger and Tamara Forys represented OIG.
- Date:November 13, 2015
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