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

June 8, 2011

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.

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