Bloomberg Law
June 25, 2021, 4:32 PM

NaphCare Settles Prison Health-Care Overbilling Claims, DOJ Says

Daniel Seiden
Daniel Seiden

NaphCare Inc. will pay $694,593 to resolve allegations it submitted false claims to the Federal Bureau of Prisons in connection with health-care services provided to inmates, the Justice Department announced Friday.

NaphCare subcontracts with physicians to provide inmates with health-care services. It allegedly violated the False Claims Act by charging the government for higher-level services than were provided when certain physicians didn’t specify how they treated patients, the DOJ said.

The company allegedly submitted the inflated claims for services at facilities in Terre Haute, Ind., and Victorville, Calif., the DOJ said.

“The claims resolved by the settlement are allegations only ...