Imaging Firm Pays $1.5M To Settle FCA Medicare Suit

Law360, New York (April 25, 2012, 6:09 PM EDT) -- A national provider of diagnostic screening services on Tuesday agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle False Claims Act allegations it defrauded Medicare by billing for unauthorized exams.

The Center for Diagnostic Imaging Inc., which has more than 50 locations in nine states, denied any wrongdoing and said it inked the deal to avoid a drawn-out court fight.

"CDI is pleased that it was able to reach a full resolution of this matter," said Eric L. Yaffe of Gray Plant Mooty, counsel for the firm. "While...
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