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United States Settles False Claims Act Allegations Against Jacksonville-Based Dermatology Practice For $787,814

Jacksonville, Florida - U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces that the United States has settled allegations that a Jacksonville-based dermatology practice knowingly billed the government for services that were cosmetic in nature and not medically necessary, as well as "up-coded" certain bills to receive higher than allowed reimbursement. The allegations resolved included liability under the False Claims Act (FCA).


Action Details

  • Date:March 17, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions