Vascular Access Centers to Pay at Least $3.825 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
Philadelphia-based Vascular Access Centers L.P., along with its 23 subsidiary and related corporations (collectively "VAC"), has agreed to pay at least $3.825 million to resolve claims that it violated the False Claims Act by billing Medicare for non-reimbursable vascular access procedures performed on End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) beneficiaries and engaging in an alleged kickback scheme related to referrals for such procedures, the Department of Justice announced today.
- Date:October 23, 2018
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions