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June false claim settlements by the OIG

06-22-2011

After it self-disclosed conduct to the OIG, University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM), Nevada, agreed to pay $138,321.70 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. The OIG alleged that UNSOM submitted or caused to be submitted claims for physicians' services provided by two physicians to beneficiaries of Federal health care programs using the provider identification numbers of two physicians who did not furnish the services.

06-21-2011

Daniel Herrington, the owner of One Source Medical Services a durable medical equipment (DME) company, Florida, agreed to pay $124,141.50 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. The OIG alleged that Herrington, through the DME company, billed Medicare for custom molded diabetic shoe inserts when in fact only prefabricated inserts were provided to beneficiaries.

06-10-2011

After it self-disclosed conduct to the OIG, WellStar Cobb Hospital (WCH), Georgia, agreed to pay $9,216.73 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. The OIG alleged that WCH employed an individual that it knew or should have known was excluded from participation in Federal health care programs.

06-06-2011

After it self-disclosed conduct to the OIG, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (UNTHSC), Texas, agreed to pay $859,500 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. The OIG alleged that UNTHSC submitted claims for physicians' services provided to beneficiaries of Federal health care programs using the provider identification numbers of 103 physicians who neither furnished the service nor personally supervised the services rendered.

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