Alleged Kickbacks Disguised as Lease and Service Agreements Prompt Radiology Clinic to Pay $3M

Dr. Teresa M. Cortinas and Dr. Walter E. Wojcicki, former radiologists at Midtown Imaging  in West Palm Beach, Florida blew the whistle on their employer for medicare fraud and will receive a $600,000  reward.  According to DoJ, the radiology clinic and its owners “have agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that the clinic violated the False Claims Act….by entering into certain leasing and professional services agreements with referring physicians and physician groups that violated the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law.”

To report illegal kickbacks or other False Claims Act violations, contact Frohsin & Barger.