January 25, 2016

November 30, 2015

Texas-based Regent Management Services L.P. agreed to pay roughly $3.2 million to settle charges it violated the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute by receiving kickbacks from various ambulance companies in exchange for rights to Regent’s more lucrative Medicare and Medicaid transport referrals.  The settlement is believed to be the first to hold accountable medical institutions (hospitals and skilled nursing facilities) rather than ambulance companies for these kind of ambulance “swapping” arrangements.  DOJ (SDTX)

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