Freedom Health Inc., a Tampa, Florida-based provider of managed care services, and its related corporate entities (collectively “Freedom Health”), agreed to pay $ 31,695,593 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by engaging in illegal schemes to maximize their payment from the government in connection with their Medicare Advantage plans, the Justice Department announced today. In addition, the former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Freedom Health Siddhartha Pagidipati, has agreed to pay $ 750,000 to resolve his alleged role in one of these schemes. You can read the full update on the justice.gov website – here.
Physicians at UMC, as well as the estate of a Lubbock doctor killed in a plane crash last February, have agreed to pay a $ 3.3 million settlement to the federal and state government against allegations of false Medicaid and Medicare submitted claims.
Recently, the US Department of Justice made an announcement that Paradigm Spine has agreed to resolve false claim accusations levied against it concerning the coflex-F® device. The department has stated that Paradigm Spine has allegedly provided its health care providers with incorrect information on claiming reimbursement for the coflex device.
Read the full article here: https://www.justice.gov/usao-md/pr/paradigm-spine-agrees-resolve-false-claims-act-allegations
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