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Flushing doctor settles health care fraud claims for $1.3 million after over-billing nursing home patients: Feds


Sep. 25, 2023 By Bill Parry A Flushing-based pulmonologist will have to pay $1.3 million in restitution as part of a settlement agreement with the U.S. Justice Department after he over-billed nursing home residents for years, U.S. Attorney Breon Peace announced last week. The deal addresses allegations that Dr. Arun Arora violated the federal False Claims Act by billing Medicare for critical care services to residents of nursing homes in Queens when he provided only routine care, such as regular medical checkups. Critical care services involve imminent life-threatening deterioration of a patient’s condition and Medicare reimburses health care providers at…
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