Recent Settlement Highlight Risks of Performing Unnecessary Medical Procedures
- Office of Inspector General
- All Healthcare Organizations
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced the recent Department of Justice settlement with Dr. Ashish Pal, a cardiologist based in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Pal has paid $6.75 million to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by performing medically unnecessary ablations and vein stent procedures.
The settlement resolves allegations that, from Jan. 1, 2013 to Dec. 31, 2019, Dr. Pal knowingly submitted false claims to fede…Sign Up for Free Trial