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April 5, 2018

Posted  April 30, 2018

The Estate of Dr. Leroy Pelicci, former owner of Scranton-based Pelicci Pain Relief Center, agreed to pay $625,000 to settle claims he violated the False Claims Act by submitting improper claims for payment to the Department of Labor Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs under the Federal Employees Compensation Act and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program for trigger point injections, which were upcoded to receive a higher reimbursement amount than permitted. DOJ (MDPA)

Tagged in: Healthcare Fraud, Other Government Health Programs, Provider Fraud, Upcoding,