Geico Goes After $1.2M 'Unnecessary' Massage Claims

Law360, Miami (April 11, 2017, 10:19 PM EDT) -- Geico on Tuesday sued a Florida health clinic, alleging a group of its massage therapists made $1.2 million in claims for medically unnecessary treatments provided to automobile accident victims who were eligible for coverage under the insurer's no-fault insurance policies.

In a complaint filed in the Southern District of Florida, Geico claims Miami-based Medical Wellness Services Inc. billed the insurer for massage therapist services that were not reimbursable because Florida law prohibits no-fault insurance reimbursement for massages or other similar services.

In addition, Geico said that...
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Case Information

Case Title

Government Employees Insurance Co. et al v. Medical Wellness Services, Inc. et al

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization


Marcia G. Cooke

Date Filed

April 11, 2017

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