Cleveland Clinic Unveils Next Phase of Cleveland Innovation District
As part of the Cleveland Innovation District, Cleveland Clinic has opened the first phase of its expanded research facilities and announced plans to launch major construction of two new research buildings. The state-of-the-art facilities will be dedicated to scientific investigation and will significantly increase laboratory research space on Cleveland Clinic’s main campus.
Missouri Physicians and Pain Management Practices Agree to Pay Over $650,000 to Settle Kickback Allegations Involving Laboratory Testing
Gregory Stynowick, M.D. and his pain management practice, Pain Management Medical Center LLC, of Florissant, Missouri, and Chad Shelton, M.D., Michael Boedefeld, M.D., and their pain management practice, Pro Pain LLC, of St. Louis, have agreed to pay a total of $653,796 to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they received illegal kickbacks in violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute in return for referring patients for laboratory testing.
Nurse Practitioner Convicted of $200M Healthcare Fraud Scheme
A federal jury in Miami convicted a Florida nurse practitioner for her role in a scheme to defraud Medicare by submitting more than $200 million in false and fraudulent claims for expensive genetic testing and medical equipment that the Medicare beneficiaries did not need.
Former Fresno Sleep Clinic Owner Pleads Guilty to Submitting over $1 Million in Fraudulent Claims for Sleep Studies to Medicare
Travis Gober, 44, of Hanford, pleaded guilty to health care fraud and aggravated identity theft charges for submitting over $1 million in fraudulent claims for sleep studies to Medicare, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.