Publications & Presentations
February 22, 2021

After FCA Settlement, One Physician Agrees to Exclusion, Another Is Restricted By CIA

Quoted, HCCA’s Report on Medicare Compliance

Two Oklahoma physicians have faced fallout of different kinds in the wake of a July false claims settlement over allegations their orthopedic group got sweetheart deals from a hospital in exchange for their referrals. One of the physicians has agreed to a 10-year exclusion from federal health care programs, and the other physician is walled off from some of the orthopedic group’s operations by its corporate integrity agreement (CIA) with the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG).