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United States Attorney Announces $650,000 Settlement with Acadiana Cardiology, Acadiana Cardiovascular Center, and Convicted Doctor, Mehmood Patel, for False Claims Allegations

LAFAYETTE, La. - United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced a $650,000 settlement was reached with Acadiana Cardiology LLC, Acadiana Cardiovascular Center and convicted doctor, Mehmood Patel, M.D., concerning allegations that Patel performed unnecessary medical procedures and billed Medicare.


Action Details

  • Date:February 24, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions