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Gov't sums up healthcare fraud and abuse control

January 20, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice have released their “Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016.”The DME-related items in the report include:In March 2016, Respironics paid $34 million to resolve civil False Claims Act allegations for paying kickbacks to DME suppliers to induce those suppliers to buy the company's masks that treat sleep apnea.In April 2016, Hollister and Byram Healthcare Centers...

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