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United States Settles Health Care Fraud Action Involving Doctor Who Prescribed Unnecessary Opioid Prescriptions

A doctor who practiced in Warren, Michigan, agreed to pay $200,000 to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by writing prescriptions for oxycodone and other controlled medications without medical justification, and for billing for medical services without medical justification, announced U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade.


Action Details

  • Date:September 21, 2016
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions