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University of Miami Agreed to Pay $325,000 for Allegedly Violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by Submitting Claims for Cataract and Corneal Procedures arising from Improper Remuneration

After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, University of Miami (UM), Florida, agreed to pay $325,150.76 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that UM submitted claims to Federal health care programs under CPT codes 65875, 66982, 66984, 67010, and V2788 for cataract and corneal procedures performed using a laser that could not be paid because they were tainted by alleged violations of the anti-kickback statute stemming from an agreement between a medical device company and an employee of UM.

Action Details

  • Date:January 22, 2020
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Fraud Self-Disclosures