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Texas Otolaryngology Practice Settles False and Fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid Claims Case

Ear Nose and Throat Associates of Corpus Christi, LLC - a physician practice providing otolaryngology services in Corpus Christi, TX - entered into a settlement agreement with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, effective December 3, 2014. The $200,630 settlement resolves allegations that for nearly three years the practice improperly submitted claims to Medicare and Texas Medicaid for hearing assessment services performed by unqualified technicians. Senior Counsel Ellen Slavin represented OIG.

Action Details

  • Date:December 3, 2014
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions