Florida Pain Medicine Associates have settled a False Claims Act case for $1.1 million. The organization had ordered unnecessary nerve conduction studies, which measure the speed of conduction of an electrical impulse through a nerve, and billed Medicare for the procedures.

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U.S. District Court Judge Karon O. Bowdre has tossed out a case that alleged AseraCare was fraudulently billing Medicare for hospice care. Judge Bowdre’s ruling comes after a jury originally found AseraCare had filed false claims in 104 out of 121 cases.

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