Fla. Doctor Agrees To Settle Medicare Fraud Claims

Law360, Washington (February 26, 2014, 6:31 PM ET) -- A Florida doctor has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle a whistleblower suit alleging that he and his pain management clinic billed Medicare for clinical services that were less complex than the billing indicated or were never actually performed, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

According to the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, Dr. Steven Chun and his clinic, Sarasota Pain Associates PA — located first in Sarasota on Florida’s western coast, then moved to nearby Bradenton — had between 2006 and...
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