Texas physician pays $530K to settle billing fraud allegations

The Justice Department said Dr. Nasirs settlement is the 2nd false billing case involving electro-acupuncture that the Southern District of Texas has actually solved..

A discomfort management doctor from Houston has actually paid $530,000 to resolve accusations of deceptive Medicare billing, according to the Department of Justice..

The settlement fixes allegations that Syed Nasir, MD, billed Medicare for surgeries he did not perform. He allegedly billed Medicare for the implantation of neurostimulator electrodes, a surgical procedure, in cases where he used electro-acupuncture devices. Medicare does not compensate for electro-acupuncture devices as implantable neurostimulators, according to the Justice Department..

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