Cardiologist Hit With $17M Judgment In FCA Case

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 5:22 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal court on Tuesday ordered a cardiologist and his two companies to pay $17 million for submitting false claims to federal and state health care programs and billing for services that were already included or were not provided at all.

The court entered the judgment against Ishtiaq Malik and his two companies Ishtiaq Malik M.D. PC and Advanced Nuclear Diagnostics. The federal government, along with the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia, accused Malik of submitting false claims to Medicare, Washington Medicaid,...
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