Have a Claim?

Click here for a confidential contact or call:


June 22, 2017

Posted  June 27, 2017

Dr. James M. Crumb, a physical medicine and rehabilitative specialist currently practicing in Alabama as Mobility Metabolism and Wellness, P.C.,and Coastal Neurological Institute, P.C., a local neurosurgeon physician group, agreed collectively to pay $1.4 million to resolve allegations they violated the False Claims Act by billing federal health care programs for medically unreasonable and unnecessary ultrasound guidance used with routine lab blood draws, and with Botox and trigger point injections. As a result of this billing scheme, the defendants sometimes billed 15 to 30 identical ultrasound guidance claims for a single patient office visit. DOJ (SDAL)

Tagged in: FCA Federal, Healthcare Fraud, Lack of Medical Necessity, Medical Billing Fraud, Provider Fraud, Upcoding,