Baylor U Medical Center pays $907,000 for false Medicare claims

Baylor University Medical Center has agreed to pay over $907,000 to settle claims with Uncle Sam, filed by a whistleblower to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to Medicare and TRICARE for various radiation oncology services including intensity modulated radiation therapy. The government says Balor double billed Medicare for several procedures; billed for high reimbursement radiation oncology services when a less expensive service should have been billed;and improperly billed for radiation treatment delivery without the corroboration of physician supervision.Jeffrey Newman represents whistleblowers.