Pediatrix Pays $25 Million for False Billings for Neonatal Critical Care when Patients not Critically Ill

Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc., a network of physician groups who provide medical services in hospital neonatal intensive care units in 32 states has agreed to pay the government over $25 million to settle government claims under the False Claims Act that Pediatrix improperly billed and upcoded reimbursement claims for more expensive treatment than actually provided. Pediatrix billed the government for critical care services when the infants were not critically ill.

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