Avarice in Medicare- Two U.S. Laboratories to cough up $48.5 Million to settle claims of unnecessary testing.

April 11, 2015 4:06 PM

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Avarice in Medicare- Two U.S. Laboratories to cough up $48.5 Million to settle claims of unnecessary testing.

Federal authorities have launched a crackdown on Cardiac biomarker laboratories on allegations that they paid kickbacks to doctors to provide blood samples for testing.

Sangulex Inc. And Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. Have agreed to pay at least $1.5 million and $47 million respectively to settle civil allegations that have been filed by the Justice Department that the labs paid doctors for blood samples of patients and billed Medicare for testing that were not ...

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