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Middle District of Florida Continues to Actively Pursue Healthcare Fraud

Posted by Audrey Schechter | Sep 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

On August 28, 2018, the Middle District of Florida U.S. Attorney, Maria Chapa Lopez, announced a $4M settlement with Dermatology Healthcare, LLC and its owners.  According to the settlement agreement, from January 1, 2011, to December 31, 2016, the United States contended that Dermatology Healthcare: (1) failed to adequately supervise the administration of superficial radiation therapy, (2) up-coded claims for procedures related to superficial radiation therapy, and (3) over-utilized radiation simulations. 

This settlement reveals The Middle District's active pursuit of perpetrators of healthcare fraud.  I am thrilled to play some role in this very important task.

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Audrey Schechter

Audrey Hildes Schechter is an experienced commercial and civil litigator, working in the areas of fraud, qui tam, healthcare fraud, Medicare and Medicaid fraud, Tricare fraud, appellate practice, health care law, and employment litigation. Audrey has practiced in Florida for 25 years and in New Y...


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