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UMC Physician Network Services Agreed to Pay $3.3 Million for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Upcoded Claims and Claims for Improper Evaluation and Management Services

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, UMC Physicians, formerly known as UMC Physician Network Services (UMCP), Texas, agreed to pay $3,364,079 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that UMCP improperly filed claims with Federal health care programs for: (1) evaluation and management services; and (2) Doppler and Ultrasound testing services that were upcoded, not rendered, or otherwise not supported by the record.

Action Details

  • Date:July 27, 2017
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures