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Towson University Speech Language & Hearing Center Agreed to Pay $10,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Submitted Claims for Audiology Services Not Provided as Claimed

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Towson University Speech Language & Hearing Center (Towson), Maryland, agreed to pay $10,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Towson submitted claims for audiology services with a National Provider Identification (NPI) number that did not correctly identify the provider that rendered those audiology services. OIG further alleged that for these services to be paid by Medicare, the audiologist must have been credentialed by Medicare as a provider and that audiologist's NPI number must accompany the claim.

Action Details

  • Date:December 22, 2015
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures