Accused Health Providers Settle With Geico Over $3.7M Fraud

Law360, New York (December 13, 2013, 7:20 PM EST) -- A doctor and chiropractor accused of fraudulently billing Government Employees Insurance Co. for $3.7 million in post-car-accident treatments have settled the insurer's case, according to documents filed in New York federal court Friday.

The dispute centers around Geico’s allegations that Minerva Santos, a doctor, and Peter Albis, a chiropractor, along with other health providers that included a psychologist, conspired to bill Geico for patient treatments that were either fictitious or unnecessary. According to Geico’s complaint, under New York’s no-fault insurance regulation, automobile insurance providers must provide...
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