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Florida Skin Doctor to Pay $4M Over Cancer Therapy Claims (1)

Aug. 28, 2018, 5:19 PMUpdated: Aug. 28, 2018, 8:53 PM

A Florida dermatology practice will pay $4 million to settle civil allegations that it falsely billed Medicare and Medicaid for skin cancer treatments, according to a settlement agreement the Justice Department announced Aug. 28.

Dermatology Healthcare LLC and its owners, Robert and Carol Norman, reached the agreement to resolve a whistleblower lawsuit brought on behalf of the federal government and the state of Florida.

The federal government and Florida claim the dermatology practice inflated its billings for skin radiation therapies between 2011 and 2016, according to the settlement agreement. They allege the practice didn’t sufficiently supervise its use of superficial ...

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