Ameritox Says Rival Charged Medicare For Unnecessary Tests

Law360, New York (April 20, 2012, 7:16 PM EDT) -- Medical testing company Ameritox Ltd. on Friday accused rival Millennium Laboratories Inc. of fraudulently billing Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party insurers for medically unnecessary drug tests, the latest salvo in the companies’ battle over alleged kickback payments to doctors.

The allegations are part of an amended complaint filed earlier this month in Florida federal court by Ameritox that accuses Millennium of paying kickbacks to doctors by offering urine drug-detection supplies and services at no cost or below-market rates in order to induce them to refer drug...
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