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Texas Physician Practice Settles Case Involving Excluded Individual

On September 26, 2019, Fredericksburg Family Practice PA d/b/a Cornerstone Clinic (Cornerstone Clinic), Fredericksburg, Texas, entered into a $53,549.66 settlement agreement with OIG. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that Cornerstone Clinic employed an individual who was excluded from participating in any Federal health care program. OIG's investigation revealed that the excluded individual, a medical coder, provided items or services to Cornerstone Clinic's patients that were billed to Federal health care programs.

Action Details

  • Date:September 26, 2019
  • Enforcement Types:
    • CMP and Affirmative Exclusions