June 23, 2004 Radiology Regional Center
Radiology Regional Center, a group of radiologists in Southwest Florida, has agreed to pay over $2.5 Million to settle a qui tam action filed by one of its former employees, Susan Walker. The allegations asserted, were that the group billed Medicare for ultrasound procedures, reconstruction procedures and magnetic resonance imagings (MRI’s) which had not been ordered by the patients’ treating physicians.
As part of the settlement, Ms. Walker will receive over $440,000 for having filed the qui tam action.
See U.S. Dept of Justice Press Release 6/23/04