Dermatologist Pays $2.75 million to settle false Claims Suit

June 17th, 2010 by Qui Tam

 A New York dermatologist settled a false claim lawsuit against him for $2.75 million.  The physician was able to collect higher reimbursements from Medicaid by classifying himself as a primary care physician instead of as a dermatologist, allowing him to collect fees for services not actually provided. 

More information can be found at: http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20100610-711174.html?mod=WSJ_latestheadlines&mg=com-wsj

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