A Medical Practice, Doctor in New York Settle False and Fraudulent Claims Case Jennan Comprehensive Medical, P.C. (Jennan) - a medical group practice in New York - and its owner, Henry Chen, M.D., entered into a $694,887.02 settlement agreement with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, effective December 18, 2014.
Texas Otolaryngology Practice Settles False and Fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid Claims Case Ear Nose and Throat Associates of Corpus Christi, LLC - a physician practice providing otolaryngology services in Corpus Christi, TX - entered into a settlement agreement with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, effective December 3, 2014. The $200,630 settlement resolves allegations that for nearly three years the practice improperly submitted claims to Medicare and Texas Medicaid for hearing assessment services performed by unqualified technicians. Senior Counsel Ellen Slavin represented OIG.
After they self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Douglas Charles Albers (Albers) and MedTrak Services, LLC (MedTrak), Kansas, agreed to pay $40,682.00 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that MedTrak employed Albers while MedTrak and Albers knew or should have known he was excluded from participation in Federal health care programs.