Corporate Compliance

CA Health Clinic will pay $4.96 million in false Medicaid claims settlement

Compliance Monitor, June 25, 2008

North East Medical Services agreed to pay $4,964,646 to settle allegations the clinic submitted false claims to the California Medicaid program (Medi-Cal).
 
The Department of Justice alleged NEMS inaccurately reported select revenues received for vision care, pharmacy, laboratory, and radiology services provided to Medi-Cal beneficiaries from 2001 through 2005.
 
A former employee of NEMS blew the whistle on the clinic and filed charges under the qui tam provisions of the federal False Claims Act. She will receive $562,600 for her participation in the investigation.
 
To read the full DOJ press release click here

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