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August 15, 2019

Posted  August 15, 2019

Alabama-based Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C. (BB&J) has settled a False Claims Act action for $1.2 million.  According to the whistleblower who initiated the action, former BB&J employee John Seddon, BB&J submitted claims to Medicare and TRICARE for physical therapy services performed by unauthorized providers, and compensated shareholder physicians based on the volume of physicians’ internal referrals.  As part of the settlement, Seddon will receive a $200,000 relator’s share.  USAO SDAL

Tagged in: Anti-Kickback and Stark, FCA Federal, Healthcare Fraud, Medicare, Other Government Health Programs, Provider Fraud, Whistleblower Case, Whistleblower Rewards,

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