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August 28, 2018

Posted  August 28, 2018

Dermatology Healthcare will pay $4 Million to settle allegations of healthcare fraud which violate the False Claims Act. Dermatology Healthcare submitted false claims in order to be paid millions in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements for treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer during which superficial radiation therapy is administered. It is alleged that the superficial radiation therapy was not properly supervised during treatment and that other procedures in relation to superficial radiation therapy were up-coded. It is further alleged that the radiation simulations were overly used. This settlement is the conclusion of a lawsuit filed by dermatologist Theodore A. Schiff, M.D., under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. DOJ

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