2 federal spine, orthopedic updates
By Admin | July 20, 2023
Becker's reported on two developments on federal cases involving spine and orthopedics.
1. Lags Spine & Sportscare Medical Centers and its owner, Francis Lagattuta, MD, have agreed to pay $11.4 million to resolve allegations that they submitted false claims related to spine surgeries, skin biopsies and drug tests. The settlement resolves allegations that from 2018 to 2021, the practice allegedly performed medically unecessary spinal cord stimulator surgeries, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California said July 11.
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