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October 15, 2015

Posted  January 25, 2016

Shreveport, Louisiana community mental health center Westwood Mental Health LLC, and its parent company MedSouth LLC, agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute allegations that Westwood falsified patient records, billed for services not medically necessary, billed for services that were not rendered, provided bribes to Medicare beneficiaries who did not qualify for partial hospitalization services and provided bribes and/or kickbacks to employees to further or conceal the fraud.  DOJ (WDLA)

Tagged in: Anti-Kickback and Stark, FCA Federal, Lack of Medical Necessity, Medical Billing Fraud, Provider Fraud,