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Theratech Agreed to Pay $6.6 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Electrical Nerve Stimulator Services that Were Not Provided as Claimed

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Theratech, Inc. (Theratech), Tennessee, agreed to pay $6,646,911.72 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Theratech submitted claims to Medicare for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators and related supplies without a detailed written physician order, and without adequate clinical documentation from the patient's medical record to support medical necessity and coverage.

Action Details

  • Date:July 14, 2015
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Provider Self-Disclosures