Cancer Clinics To Pay $3.8M To Put FCA Claims Into Remission

Law360, New York (April 3, 2012, 7:48 PM EDT) -- The Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia LLC and its affiliates have agreed to pay $3.8 million to settle whistleblower claims that they overbilled Medicare for certain unnecessary prostate cancer treatments in violation of the False Claims Act, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.

RCOG, along with RCOG Cancer Centers LLC, Physician Oncology Services Management Company LLC, Physician Oncology Services LP and RCOG CEO Dr. Frank Critz, agreed to pay the settlement amount after relators R. Jeffrey Wertz, a former RCOG physicist, and Rebecca Tarlton, a cancer...
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