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Triangle Spine and Back Care Center of Raleigh Agreed to Pay $21,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Physician Services that Were Not Provided as Claimed or not Rendered

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Triangle Spine and Back Care Center of Raleigh (Triangle), North Carolina, agreed to pay $21,166.66 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Triangle submitted claims to Federal health care programs for items or services that it knew or should have known were not provided as claimed or were false or fraudulent. Specifically, OIG contended that Triangle submitted claims on behalf of and for services performed by a former physician, who worked for the practice for approximately six weeks, which contained inaccurate Current Procedural Terminology codes and inadequate documentation.

Action Details

  • Date:June 4, 2015
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures